Mathalicious: Good Cop, Bad Cop

How should police departments address excessive use of force?

A number of high-profile cases have painted a disturbing picture of how police officers treat the people they’re supposed to keep safe.

In this lesson, students compare the distributions of excessive force of two police departments and explore how the shape of the distribution affects the effectiveness of different solution attempts.

 

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Data, Graphing & Statistics, Mean, Median, Mode
High School

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