Reality Check: Is violence increasing exponentially?

Reality Check: Is violence increasing exponentially?
 

The claim: Violence is rising exponentially.
Reality Check verdict: Assuming he just means it's rising fast, he is right according to the police recorded crime figures but there is not yet any sign of such an increase in the Crime Survey for England and Wales.
Che Donald, vice-chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, the body representing police officers, was on BBC Radio 4 on Friday talking about violence, which he said was "increasing exponentially".
Now, it's unlikely he meant that in its strict mathematical sense because if violence were increasing... read more

 
6 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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