FBI agents have been involved in 228 shooting incidents since 2011, including 113 accidental discharges, 34 animals, and 81 “intentional shootings involving people or objects” according to this NBC news segment and article. Agents were found at fault in 5 of the shootings, none of which resulted in fatalities. The bureau has not traditionally released…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2019/02/12/fbi-shooting-data/
One interesting point is the need to use force at low priority calls. I think it shows that police is unpredictable.
The Seattle Police Department’s latest use-of-force data, which include officer-involved shootings, show a continuing decline since 2011, when the Department of Justice found that Seattle officers too quickly resorted to…
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/data/seattle-police-resorting-to-force-less-often-report-shows/
The reports can be downloaded from the Seattle PD website.
AL’s Office of the AG announced no charges against the officer who shot and killed Emantic “E.J.” Bradford on Thanksgiving Day 2018.
— Read on www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/05/alabama-ag-no-charges-against-officer-shot-wrong-person-mall/
The Alabama AG report can be seen HERE
Here is a series of articles on police use of force.
Racial disparities in American policing are under heightened scrutiny. Here’s what you need to know.
— Read on www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2016/8/13/17938164/police-shootings-brutality-race-racism
After the incidents of police using force in 2014 and 2015 it became a popular for outside agencies to investigate incidents of police use of force.
Here is an example of the California AG Investigation on the Stephon Clark shooting.
With a $20 million lawsuit and two criminal probes into the Stephon Clark shooting looming, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra has released a report with 49 recommendations for improving Sacramento police. Police Chief Daniel Hahn asked for the report following Clark’s death at the hands of two officers last March.
— Read on amp.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article225242250.html
The report can also be accessed HERE
This an interesting presentation of police shooting in Oklahoma
Oklahoma police shoot suspects at a higher rate than almost every other state. We still don’t know who many of the officers are.
— Read on www.readfrontier.org/stories/unidentified/
Below there are two reports on police shootings.
Part-one of 2 podcasts
Interesting comment at About 31:00 COP Daytona Beach Mike Chitwood arrests are 60:40 almost exact as the population
Shots fired part 2
FL Newspaper Tracks Police Shootings: 827 In Six Years
No one was keeping track of police shootings in Florida, the third-largest state. So in 2014, the Tampa Bay Times set out to count every officer-involved shooting in Florida during a six-year period. At least 827 people were shot by police, one every 2 1/2 days. More than half, 434, were fatal. Blacks were shot at a higher rate than whites. On-duty police are almost never charged with crimes for firing, even though agencies pay millions to settle civil lawsuits, the Times reports.
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