A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

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A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 14, 2018 5:34 pm

It's obvious once someone else figures it out.

University sees massive drop in alleged hate crimes after installing 400 security cameras
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Westfield State University apparently used to have a hate crime epidemic. Not any more.

After the Massachusetts school installed 400 security cameras, the weekly rate of people reporting bias and hate crimes there dropped by a whopping 93 percent.

During an 11-week period during the fall 2017 semester there were 23 incidents reported. Since the cameras were installed, there’s only been three complaints.

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Re: A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby sparks » Mon May 14, 2018 5:52 pm

Amazing how well behaved people can be when they think they're being watched.
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Re: A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby WildCat » Mon May 14, 2018 5:57 pm

Makes it harder to make stuff up.
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Re: A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby Grammatron » Mon May 14, 2018 6:16 pm

Considering the low amount of incidents over such a short period of time I don't think any reasonable conclusion can be drawn
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Re: A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 14, 2018 6:18 pm

I see no difference between the last two answers.

"Fake hate crimes" are themselves hate crimes if actual crimes are committed.
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Re: A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby Witness » Tue May 15, 2018 8:46 pm

Grammatron wrote:Considering the low amount of incidents over such a short period of time I don't think any reasonable conclusion can be drawn
For once I side with Grammy. :P

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The number of emotional support animals at Yale University has reportedly skyrocketed recently, with 14 of them on campus this year, up from one the year before.

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Re: A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby Anaxagoras » Wed May 16, 2018 6:40 am

Witness wrote:
Grammatron wrote:Considering the low amount of incidents over such a short period of time I don't think any reasonable conclusion can be drawn
For once I side with Grammy. :P

The College Fix likes these incredible percentages. Another example:
Number of emotional support animals at Yale increased by 1400% in last year


Which boils down to:
The number of emotional support animals at Yale University has reportedly skyrocketed recently, with 14 of them on campus this year, up from one the year before.


At this rate the emotional support animals will exceed the mass of the earth within 20 years!!! :shock:
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Re: A novel way to prevent hate crime on campus

Postby Skeeve » Thu May 17, 2018 1:27 am

sparks wrote:Amazing how well behaved people can be when they think they're being watched.


WildCat wrote:Makes it harder to make stuff up.


Probably a bit of both....a bit early for statistics though...
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