Wednesday, 21 October 2009

A Policeman’s Lot is Not a Happy One

I finally managed to make the new police Kent crime statistics website to sort of work see as dreadful websites that are both hard to comprehend and don’t work properly it takes the biscuit.

Taking the Thanet crime statistics they seem to be saying:

The level of Burglary in this area is average

The level of Robbery in this area is high

The level of Vehicle crime in this area is average

The level of Violence in this area is high

The level of Anti-social behaviour in this area is high

Trying to understand their statistics beggars belief, you can download them and open them if you have the right software installed, perhaps they lack the ability to publish a chart online, anyway I have just published the Thanet statistics as a normal web page, click on the link to view is it me or is something wrong with the maths and is the something getting worse.
I thought the picture would amuse some of you, it’s of the local policeman and the chap who ran the caves that collapsed on the westcliff, they are standing right on top of them probably not all that long before they collapsed.

1 comment:

  1. Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics comes to mind. I watched a programme in the week and a lot of call are recorded as no crime when in fact crime has been committed.


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