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Thu Jul 4, 2013, 02:09 PM

71. Police One bogus guncontrol study, FRAUD

kolesar: .. prosecutors and law enforcement want regulations on guns

ExCop-LawStudent Police are overwhelmingly against gun control.
Try checking your facts instead of reciting bumper sticker slogans.


Practice what you preach & don't rely on a bought & paid for biased unscientific study.
Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) supported Obama's recent 2013 guncontrol measures, while Major Country Sheriffs Assoc tended to oppose them.

FACTCHECK: a reference to a March survey by a group called PoliceOne.com, a news and resource site for law enforcement officers. The survey wasn’t a scientific poll that aimed to gather responses from a random sample of the nation’s police officers. Rather, it was a self-selected Internet poll, in which more than 15,000 of PoliceOne.com’s 400,000 registered members chose to respond, either because of email solicitation or a link to the survey on the PoliceOne.com website. http://factcheck.org/2013/04/nra-misrepresents-police-survey-legislation/

Barf, so evidently the 15,000 'verified law enforcement officials' claimed some link to law enforcement & subscribed to policeone website; makes it an unscientific internet poll, not random, aka GARBAGE.

FactCheck: Online ads from the NRA wrongly claimed that “80% of police say background checks will have no effect” on violent crime. The survey cited in the ads by the NRA says nothing of the sort.
... the survey methodology says that a question on criminal background checks was removed “due to flaws with the question details, highlighted by a handful of users.” We spoke with.. vice president of content for the Praetorian Group, which owns PoliceOne.com, about the NRA ads’ claim. He told us he was “unclear where that came from specifically.” He said that the question that was dropped — because of “an error in how it was phrased” — couldn’t be the source either, as the data didn’t match the claim.

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