Police Killings

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Over the past few years, stories about African Americans being killed at the hands of police officers have become all too common. A new report released by Campaign Zero, an organization that strives to end police violence within our country, has revealed that 59 out of 60 of America’s largest cities have disproportionately killed Blacks. […]

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The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.

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Matt Kenny, the Madison, Wis. police officer named in the fatal shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, has been cleared of any wrongdoing after the findings.

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The person who captured Walter Scott being shot down by a South Carolina police officer on video is speaking out about what exactly he saw. Feidin Santana, 23, has come forward to say that there was in fact a struggle between the two men before the deadly shooting, but the officer had control of the situation before he […]