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Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/fatal-police-shootings-in-2015-approaching-400-nationwide/2015/05/30/d322256a-058e-11e5-a428-c984eb077d4e_story.html

A national debate is raging about police use of deadly force, especially against minorities. To understand why and how often these shootings occur, The Washington Post is compiling a database of every fatal shooting by police in 2015, as well as of every officer killed by gunfire in the line of duty. The Post looked exclusively at shootings, not killings by other means, such as stun guns and deaths in police custody.

Using interviews, police reports, local news accounts and other sources, The Post tracked more than a dozen details about each killing through Friday, including the victim’s race, whether the person was armed and the circumstances that led to the fatal encounter. The result is an unprecedented examination of these shootings, many of which began as minor incidents and suddenly escalated into violence.

Among The Post’s findings:

●About half the victims were white, half minority. But the demographics shifted sharply among the unarmed victims, two-thirds of whom were black or Hispanic. Overall, blacks were killed at three times the rate of whites or other minorities when adjusting by the population of the census tracts where the shootings occurred.

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Doing a Jenner seems a better idea.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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Blatant sex discrimination

Everything else is minor


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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Blatant sex discrimination

Everything else is minor

Damn cops need to shoot more women!

ETA: I would say that having three times as many blacks killed as whites or other minorities is a bit more than a minor issue. It shows excessive force being used on blacks compared to the others.

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I'm surprised you posted this lib, it shows a prejudice by police towards minorities. Are the oxygen levels ok in the bunker?

You know he didn't read this all the way through. He saw the kids on top of the police car and assumed it would come out in his favor.

Damn cops need to shoot more women!

ETA: I would say that having three times as many blacks killed as whites or other minorities is a bit more than a minor issue. It shows excessive force being used on blacks compared to the others.

Yes, and it's going to get worse with body cams showing it and police officers still being acquitted.


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Damn cops need to shoot more women!

ETA: I would say that having three times as many blacks killed as whites or other minorities is a bit more than a minor issue. It shows excessive force being used on blacks compared to the others.

But more white women were killed than black women. Police use excessive force on white women.


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“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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More difficult to see at night?


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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