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Schenectady officials dispute city's bad showing in online crime ranking

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Schenectady officials are disputing a website’s ranking of Schenectady as one of the most dangerous small cities in America, saying the calculations are flawed and the numbers are “just factually incorrect.” The source of the data itself, the FBI and its 2012 uniform crime report, cautions against using the numbers to rank jurisdictions between each other, noting many factors impact crime and comparisons can be incomplete. The rankings come from a blog post on the ...

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