Police used ‘wrong figures’ to work out crime stats

2013-11-06 15:36

The SA Police Service used the wrong population figures to work out crime ratios for the 2012/13 crime statistics, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has said.

Crimes such as murders were calculated against a population of 100 000.

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