Inquiry Examines Colleges' Crime Reporting

October 1, 2014

An investigation jointly conducted by The Columbus Dispatch and the Student Press Law Center, published today in the Ohio newspaper, examines the accuracy and the flaws in federal campus crime reports. Among other things, the investigation of 12 years' worth of reports by 1,800 residential campuses found, among other things, that one in six campuses reported that there had never been a physical altercation that could have resulted in serious harm, and nearly a fifth reported that there had never been a sexual assault.




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