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Injury research explains conflicting violence trends
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    ER data just as bad

    Shepherd and Sivarajasingam provide a range of compelling reasons why police records of violence should not be used to measure underlying trends in violence. Essentially there are major threats to validity. They do not discuss potential means to reduce this threat. They also identify significant similar threats to validity of emergency department data but do not say how these should be addressed. They then conclude: "G...

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