Crime stats accreditation removed amid 'fiddling allegations'

Quality mark removed from crime statistics after review reveals fiddling allegations cast doubt on figures compliance with code of practice.

Crime stats accreditation removed amid 'fiddling allegations'

Date - 17th January 2014
By - Jasmin McDermott - Police Oracle
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The national quality standard of crime statistics has been downgraded amid allegations that figures are being fiddled and that the data is no longer reliable. The UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) said that the accumulating evidence suggesting the data...
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