Des Moines Schools Inflate Crime Stats to Win Grant for Security Cameras

Monday, October 13, 2008
Police counted fewer than 200 fights and assaults at Des Moines' five high schools in the 2005-06 school year, compared with the 415 that Des Moines school officials reported on an application for a $250,000 grant that helped pay for security cameras, outdoor lights and motion detectors.
Violent Crimes Wane in D.M. High Schools (by Melissa Walker, Des Moines Register)


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