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Rate of law enforcement killings, per million population per year, 1999-2011. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.

"Groups Most Likely to Be Killed by Law Enforcement" Rate of law enforcement killings, per million population per year, Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.

Previously unpublished data revealing only 224 of 18,000 US law enforcement agencies reported fatal shootings in 2014 sheds new light on flawed system

Eric Garner and Tamir Rice among those missing from FBI record of police killings

Previously unpublished data revealing only 224 of US law enforcement agencies reported fatal shootings in 2014 sheds new light on flawed system

"The killing of Michael and subsequent turmoil are not isolated incidents. Rather, they are especially glaring examples of the militarization of law enforcement, our culture of gun violence, and racial discrimination. FBI data shows that police killed two African Americans per week between 2005 and 2012. While law enforcement officers at times face threatening situations, surely this amount of bloodshed is indicative of failed strategies and systemic racism."

Crowdfunding for Ferguson officer tops out at $235K

As the Black Lives Matter movement grows across the country, the names of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Freddie Gray have become well known. All died at the hands of local police, sparking waves of protest. During this time, far less attention has been paid to women who have been killed by law enforcement. Today, a vigil under the banner of Say Her Name is being organized in New York to remember them. We are joined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia…

Say Her Name: Families Seek Justice in Overlooked Police Killings of African-American Women

In the wake of a rash of police killings of unarmed people, most of them African-American, U.S. law enforcement is in crisis. In this timely volume, Sparrow (The Character of Harms: Operational Challenges in Control), who combines experience as a U.K. detective chief inspector with academic rigor, presents a valuable guide to the pressing problem of how policing can be effective without losing popular support.

Handcuffed: What Holds Policing Back And The Keys To Reform PDF - books library land

Dozens of Children Left Traumatized After Watching Police Kill Homeless Man at P... | Black Lives Matter

Dozens of Children Left Traumatized After Watching Police Kill Homeless Man at Park June 2015

Americans are up in arms right now over the near epidemic number of deaths of African-American at the hands of police, and rightfully so. African-Americans make up only 13 percent of the population, yet they are the victims in 26 percent of all police shootings. That is nearly 3 times the rate of whites. The outrage by the #Black Lives Matter movement is founded in statistical evidence which...

Americans are up in arms right now over the near epidemic number of deaths of African-American at the hands of police, and rightfully so. African-Americans make up only 13 percent of the population, yet they are

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - David Clarke, the African-American sheriff of Milwaukee County, is a man on a mission - to rebut allegations that U.S. police have been too quick to use deadly force against blacks in a spate of killings from New York to Ferguson, Missouri. The 38-year law enforcement veteran has become one of the most polarizing black critics of the "Black Lives Matter" movement that grew out of protests against the police killings of unarmed black men, which he…

Black Milwaukee sheriff takes on Black Lives Matter movement

Sheriff David Clarke Rocks RNC With Pro-Cop Message: Blue Lives Matter - Katie Pavlich: Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has been exposing the Black EST.

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