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Data on tracing handguns are unreliable
« on: March 01, 2012, 12:58:27 PM »
Data on tracing handguns are unreliable
 
Posted on February 27, 2012

Traces are sometimes useful for law enforcement. However, because of selection bias in finding and determining which guns to trace sometimes intentional and sometimes not but always impossible to correct or adjust for no study based on tracing data is worth the paper it's printed on, regardless of how sophisticated or honest the analysis following the data collection. As the acronym has it, GIGO ("garbage in, garbage out").

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