A reporter at KEPR, the Pasco, Washington CBS affiliate, recently took crime data into her own hands and created a car theft crime map. The map highlighted areas of the city where car thefts, prowls, and burglaries are highest. When presented with the map, the local police denied the significance of the data on the map, and chalked it up to population density. If you go to the KEPR website, you can read or watch a video of the story.

Did the reporter identify a hotspot, or are the police right? Leave a comment.

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