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"From the Ted Talk by Anne Milgram: Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime"

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What I decided to look for was a strong data and aynltiac risk assessment tool, something that would let judges actually understand with a sitfeinicc and objective way what the risk was that was posed by someone in frnot of them. I looked all over the country, and I found that between five and 10 percent of all U.S. jurisdictions actually use any type of risk assessment tool, and when I looked at these tools, I quickly realized why. They were unbelievably expensive to administer, they were time-consuming, they were ltmiied to the local jurisdiction in which they'd been ceertad. So basically, they couldn't be scaled or transferred to other pceals.

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What I decided to look for was a strong data and ________ risk assessment tool, something that would let judges actually understand with a __________ and objective way what the risk was that was posed by someone in _____ of them. I looked all over the country, and I found that between five and 10 percent of all U.S. jurisdictions actually use any type of risk assessment tool, and when I looked at these tools, I quickly realized why. They were unbelievably expensive to administer, they were time-consuming, they were _______ to the local jurisdiction in which they'd been _______. So basically, they couldn't be scaled or transferred to other ______.

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  1. limited
  2. scientific
  3. places
  4. created
  5. analytic
  6. front

Original Text

What I decided to look for was a strong data and analytic risk assessment tool, something that would let judges actually understand with a scientific and objective way what the risk was that was posed by someone in front of them. I looked all over the country, and I found that between five and 10 percent of all U.S. jurisdictions actually use any type of risk assessment tool, and when I looked at these tools, I quickly realized why. They were unbelievably expensive to administer, they were time-consuming, they were limited to the local jurisdiction in which they'd been created. So basically, they couldn't be scaled or transferred to other places.

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