Video and Multimedia

Video Resources

Video 1: How Juries Are Fooled by Statistics?

Description: Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly reveals the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics -- and the devastating impact these errors can have on the outcome of criminal trials.

Video 2: Why Smart Statistics Are the Key to Fighting Crime?

Description: When she became the attorney general of New Jersey in 2007, Anne Milgram quickly discovered a few startling facts: not only did her team not really know who they were putting in jail, but they had no way of understanding if their decisions were actually making the public safer.

Video 3: Black Murder Is Normal

Description: Pastor Michael T. Smith exposes the racism that underlies the appalling lack of outrage at high death rates in the black community, and highlights the hypocrisy of a society that glamorizes violence, but ignores its victims.

Audio Resources

Audio 1: There’s A Continued Uptick in Violent Crime, According to Federal Survey

Description: An annual survey that asks Americans about crimes they've experienced showed that the rate at which those surveyed said they had been raped or sexually assaulted nearly doubled from 2017 to 2018.

Audio 2: FBI Data Shows the Number of Hate Crimes Are Rising

Description: Data released by the FBI on hate crimes in the U.S. shows that 58 percent of the hate crime incidents last year were motivated by a victim's race.

Web Resource

Web 1: The Nation’s Two Crime Measures

Description: Information on the Department of Justice’s two crime measures: Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey.