Chart of the day

I’m sure I’ve mentioned on multiple occasions that violence against police is actually at historic lows, despite the overblown claims from many.  So, why do so many people think we’ve got an epidemic of violence against police?  Great piece in Pacific Standard that says we can pretty clearly blame the media for this one.  Here’s the key chart:

And, just to refresh on the reality:


About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

2 Responses to Chart of the day

  1. Mark Bond says:

    Reblogged this on e-Roll Call Magazine.

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