Because society, and often criminals themselves, can’t predict when or where they will commit their next crime, the briefer the snapshot of time involved in the study, the less accurate the data will be.
Earlier this month when it was real foggy one morning, I ranted about how many drivers didn’t have their headlights on. This morning, it was super foggy again, and I decided to do something about it: flash my lights to let drivers know they should turn on theirs.
I was just about to flash my lights at one oncoming offender on South Tyler Street when I noticed the light bar on the roof. It was a Tacoma police car emerging from the dense fog with no lights on.
Sigh. I guess there’s no reason to try to convince …