Saturday, January 9, 2016

The statistics of officer-involved shootings in the USA

No-one actually knows the statistics:

The only official source is voluntary reporting by police departments:

But US police kill more in days than other high-income countries police kill in years:

There is active opposition to compiling the data:

Lacking reliable data from official sources, there are various independent attempts to compile statistics:

The Guardian, Why We Must Keep Counting

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