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Monday, May 9, 2011

Race/Ethnicity Crime Reporting

Posted on Mon, May 9, 2011 at 11:21 AM

Having just completed my census form which asks my colour and ethnicity, etc. And as we're experiencing a "crime spike" according to the Deputy Police Chief, why can't the media start reporting crime using colour/ethnicity? I realize certain groups will protest this as racism, but surely they would be in favour if the results dispelled the myth that certain groups are committing a disproportionate amount of violent gun crime? —Bernhard

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