Ticketing locals vs. out-of-towners
(larger departments, ranked by size)
Note: Speeding citations only. Includes only departments with at least 100 citations to residents and to out-of-towners. The "hometown advantage" shows a difference in percentage points, subtracting one rate from the other.
Source: Boston Globe analysis of tickets and warnings in Massachusetts, April and May 2001, from the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
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