Leonard Sipes Explains How To Interpret America’s Crime Statistics

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Crime in America is either on the rise or low, depending on where you get your news and information. One source that disseminates crime rates, statistics, reports and other information is CrimeinAmerica.net executed by Leonard A. Sipes, a former police officer who rose through the ranks of the highest positions within the justice system.

Sipes retired in June 2016 as a senior public affairs specialist and social media manager for a federal criminal justice agency. He was the federal government’s principal crime prevention spokesperson for 10 years as a senior crime prevention specialist for the National Criminal Justice Reference Service and director of information services for the National Crime Prevention Council. (both funded by the US Department of Justice.).

In this episode of the Policing Matters podcast, host Jim Dudley chats with Leonard about understanding crime in America.

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