police shooting statistics

FBI Director James B. Comey described the information as vital in the ongoing debate over policing in the United States.

Statistics about fatal police shootings are notoriously hard to come by, so the Washington Post started counting this year. The result is an analysis of 385 fatal police shootings — more than 2 per day — around the nation during the first 5 months of 2015. Reports the Post: About half the victims were white, […]