Solid Data Emerges on People Killed by Law Enforcement Officers

October 2014
Progressive Populist;10/1/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p9
The article reports on data on U.S. law enforcement officers' involvement in the deaths of Americans. Topics discussed include the lack of national database of persons killed by law enforcement officers, the inevitable chaos surrounding any law enforcement officer-involved death, and the difficulty of locating racial patterns in these deaths. Also mentioned is the need for reporters to avoid regurgitation of police talking points and to insist on police accountability for their communities.


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