US police killings in 2015: inside the shocking numbers in 2 minutes
The Guardian has logged every police killing in America this year, and the results for the first six months are in: a total of 545 people have died after encounters with law enforcement – so far. Of those, the vast majority have been shot dead despite more than one in five of these victims being unarmed. Black people have been disproportionately killed, at a rate twice that of white and Hispanic/Latino people. (All figures in the video above are as of June 29, 2015.)
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