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Toronto police budget debate: Fighting poverty most effective at reducing crime, prof says

February 18, 2016

Metro | Feb. 17, 2016

Stud­ies of crime rates around the world show they are deter­mined most­ly by pover­ty and not by what the police force is—or isn’t—doing, said Jooy­oung Lee, a Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to soci­ol­o­gy pro­fes­sor who stud­ies crime. Read more…