Police go from spinning domestic violence stats to hiding them
NZ Police have spun growing domestic violence stats to hide a cost saving tactic of not arresting domestic violence abusers. The NZ Herald online and ZB followed that blog yesterday up today with the news that the Police are not only spinning the domestic violence stats, but they have now decided to hide the domestic violence stats altogether...
Crime stats to drop family violence
Women's Refuge is meeting with police today over a decision to drop family violence figures from crime stats.
...going from spinning the domestic violence stats to hiding them altogether is about as acceptable as a full leg amputations to deal with shoes that don't fit. This is unacceptable from the NZ Police and suggest the 'It's not ok' anti-domestic violence TV campaign should be changed to 'It's not ok unless you can hide the stats'.