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    (Original post by Quady)
    Well no survey since has said crime has fallen so it must have been.
    so you think the victorian era was some sort of crime free utopia?!
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    (Original post by adam_zed)
    so you think the victorian era was some sort of crime free utopia?!
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    Quady is being ironic.
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    (Original post by adam_zed)
    so you think the victorian era was some sort of crime free utopia?!
    Can't argue with the surveys.
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    (Original post by UnknwnEntity)
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    Quady is being ironic.
    its 2.30 in the morning, ive been working all day, i had little sleep last night = give me a break
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    (Original post by Quady)
    Well no survey since has said crime has fallen so it must have been.
    Are you just plucking that out of air?

    If you look at a graph of fear of crime vs. recorded crime over the last ten years, the fear has been steadily increasing whilst recorded crime has been steadily lessening. What does that tell us? It's very interesting to think about that.
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    (Original post by Teaddict)
    The research found a huge majority of the public do not back the community sentences which Kenneth Clarke, the Justice Secretary, wants to see used instead of short prison sentences.
    It seems they forgot to ask the question:-

    "Do you want taxes to go up to pay for more prisons?"
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    (Original post by Reflexive)
    Are you just plucking that out of air?

    If you look at a graph of fear of crime vs. recorded crime over the last ten years, the fear has been steadily increasing whilst recorded crime has been steadily lessening. What does that tell us? It's very interesting to think about that.
    I mean't a survey of people not a data analysis.

    try finding a survey of people in the last century where they say crime has fallen in the previous decade, bet you can't.
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    (Original post by adam_zed)
    its 2.30 in the morning, ive been working all day, i had little sleep last night = give me a break
    Go to bed...?
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    (Original post by Quady)
    Go to bed...?
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    (Original post by Quady)
    I mean't a survey of people not a data analysis.

    try finding a survey of people in the last century where they say crime has fallen in the previous decade, bet you can't.
    What's the point of a survey if you don't analyse the data??!

    Here you go: http://tna.europarchive.org/20100413...atistics50.htm
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    (Original post by Reflexive)
    What's the point of a survey if you don't analyse the data??!

    Here you go: http://tna.europarchive.org/20100413...atistics50.htm
    They are actuals though, not asking people.

    This survey isn't about asking people and I haven't been referring to actuals.
 
 
 
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