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# Before Paul & Pret throw me out for overposting, i

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Before Paul & Pret throw me out for overposting, i better stop

The police in Jamestown, Indiana have introduced a new crime prevention policy that includes random stopping of drivers, searching of houses, outlawing of guns, and other

strict measures. While the constitutionality of this policy is debatable, the positive results of it are obvious, because crime has dropped 40% in one year.
Which of the following, if true, most weakens the conclusion of the argument above?

A) Prior to the establishment of the new crime prevention policy, the crime rate in Jamestown was already relatively low.

B) Within a year after the establishment of the new policy, the population of Jamestown dropped by 50%.

C) In another city, the same crime prevention tactics only reduced crime by 2%.

D) During the year prior to the establishment of the new policy, only two persons had committed murder in Jamestown.

E) Within a year after the establishment of the crime prevention policy, there was a 50% increase in police brutality cases.

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14 Jan 2006, 18:12
Duplicate post at the same point of time. I think by mistake.

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=25545
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