In Fatal Shootings Of Unarmed Black People, Many Police Are Repeat Offenders

January 25, 2021 ☼ policeblm

Source: NPR

Link: In Fatal Shootings Of Unarmed Black People, Many Police Are Repeat Offenders

Since 2015, police officers have fatally shot at least 135 unarmed Black men and women nationwide, an NPR investigation has found. NPR reviewed police, court and other records to examine the details of the cases. At least 75% of the officers were white. The latest one happened this month in Killeen, Texas, when Patrick Warren Sr., 52, was fatally shot by an officer responding to a mental health call.

The whole article is worth reading. The response is disproportionate.