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The way Waterloo regional police calculate race-based data raises concerns among crime researchers

March 27, 2023  By James Chaarani, CBC News

Mar. 27, 2023, Waterloo, Ont. – The way the Waterloo Region Police Service (WRPS) in Ontario is now measuring racial inequalities in policing is raising concerns among some crime researchers. CBC Kitchener-Waterloo spoke to four people with expertise in criminology and law enforcement who expressed concerns the WRPS is using methods that are improper, inaccurate and may set a problematic precedent. | READ MORE

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