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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Man arrested in Great Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammersback pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended t
Man arrested in Great Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammers
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
back pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended the man using pava incapacitant spray, while tasers were authorised but not used. Police sergeant Mark Shepherd said: “I think the three or four members of the public... Read more
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Gazette News
More police to be armed with Tasers after one in five officers assaulted last yearTASERS will be handed out to more police officers in Essex. New figures reveal
More police to be armed with Tasers after one in five officers assaulted last year
Gazette News / Posted 2 hours ago
TASERS will be handed out to more police officers in Essex. New figures revealed one in five officers were assaulted last year. Mark Smith, chairman of the Essex Police Federation, said his organisation has asked for more officers to be armed with... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Man arrested in Great Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammersback pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended t
Man arrested in Great Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammers
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 hours ago
back pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended the man using pava incapacitant spray, while tasers were authorised but not used. Police sergeant Mark Shepherd said: “I think the three or four members of the public... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Man arrested in Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammersback pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended t
Man arrested in Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammers
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 hours ago
back pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended the man using pava incapacitant spray, while tasers were authorised but not used. Police sergeant Mark Shepherd said: “I think the three or four members of the public... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Man arrested in Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammersback pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended t
Man arrested in Yarmouth for threatening people with a pair of hammers
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
back pocket. After he would not co-operate with police, officers apprehended the man using pava incapacitant spray, while tasers were authorised but not used. Police sergeant Mark Shepherd said: “I think the three or four members of the public... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Bella Vista Alderman Gives Salary To Police Departmentnever heard of anything like this happening in Bella Vista. He plans on using t
Bella Vista Alderman Gives Salary To Police Department
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 10 hours ago
never heard of anything like this happening in Bella Vista. He plans on using the $3,000 to buy protective vests and new tasers. “These items are...particularly the tasers are pretty expensive...so being able to buy one or two would definitely... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Some Call for Faster Roll-Out of Dallas Police Body Camspolice technology to improve trust and communication with minority communities.
Some Call for Faster Roll-Out of Dallas Police Body Cams
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 12 hours ago
police technology to improve trust and communication with minority communities. "We need more body cameras. And we need Tasers for every officer. And we need more funding for de-escalation training," Jenkins said. Police groups want to make... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Live updates as ISIS fanatic faces life sentence for tube station knife rampagestation. Mr Rees told jurors this was a “remarkably brave” thing to do and he
Live updates as ISIS fanatic faces life sentence for tube station knife rampage
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 hours ago
station. Mr Rees told jurors this was a “remarkably brave” thing to do and he carried on filming until police arrived with Tasers. Mire, 30, was convicted at the Old Bailey last month and faces life behind bars. The Somali-born former taxi driver... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hillary nomination official | City Hall hid details of deal | NYPD ups use of TasersMorning 10Democrats at their convention last night officially nominated Hillary
Hillary nomination official | City Hall hid details of deal | NYPD ups use of Tasers
Crain's New York Business / Posted 21 hours ago
Morning 10Democrats at their convention last night officially nominated Hillary Clinton as the party's nominee for president. The Department of Investigation found... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Blacks are more likely to be killed by police, but that's because they're more likely to be stopped, study saysfor 95% of those deaths and for 23% of hospital admissions. Virtually all the r
Blacks are more likely to be killed by police, but that's because they're more likely to be stopped, study says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
for 95% of those deaths and for 23% of hospital admissions. Virtually all the remaining deaths involved the use of Tasers by police officers. In 2012, an estimated 65 Taser incidents resulted in an admission to a hospital, and 48 more were... Read more
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DW
Germany deliberates anti-terror response |paper published on Wednesday. Also, the state authorities want a bigger and be
Germany deliberates anti-terror response |
DW / Posted yesterday
paper published on Wednesday. Also, the state authorities want a bigger and better-equipped police force with electric Tasers, new weapons and batons, as well as "protective vests and titanium helmets that could withstand a shot from a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Live updates as ISIS fanatic faces life sentence for tube station knife rampagestation. Mr Rees told jurors this was a “remarkably brave” thing to do and he
Live updates as ISIS fanatic faces life sentence for tube station knife rampage
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
station. Mr Rees told jurors this was a “remarkably brave” thing to do and he carried on filming until police arrived with Tasers. Mire, 30, was convicted at the Old Bailey last month and faces life behind bars. The Somali-born former taxi driver... Read more
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guardian-series
Tube stabbing hero: 'I could have done more to stop knifeman'level. One onlooker shouted at him during the attack, "You ain't no Muslim, b
Tube stabbing hero: 'I could have done more to stop knifeman'
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
level. One onlooker shouted at him during the attack, "You ain't no Muslim, bruv", after Mire declared he was going to "spill blood" for his "Syrian brothers". He continued to threaten members of the public before police arrived with... Read more
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Daily Star
Leytonstone Tube attacker sentencing: Knife-wielding man faces jail for sick rampage"You ain't no Muslim, bruv" after Mire claimed he was doing it for "my Syrian b
Leytonstone Tube attacker sentencing: Knife-wielding man faces jail for sick rampage
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
"You ain't no Muslim, bruv" after Mire claimed he was doing it for "my Syrian brothers" as police took him down with Tasers. GETTYRAMPAGE: Muhiddin Mire faces years behind bars for his sickening attack Related videos Leytonstone Tube... Read more
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Irish Examiner
I could have done more to stop Tube knifeman, says victimto "spill blood" for his "Syrian brothers". He continued to threaten members o
I could have done more to stop Tube knifeman, says victim
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
to "spill blood" for his "Syrian brothers". He continued to threaten members of the public before police arrived with Tasers. More From The Irish Examiner Follow the Irish Examiner BUSINESS LIFESTYLE © Irish Examiner Ltd, Linn Dubh,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Two Birds, One M4: As NYPD Gears Up for Summer Of Chaos, Mayor de Blasio Secures Re-Electionincluding: ballistic vests; helmets and vehicles; tactical escape hoods and bel
Two Birds, One M4: As NYPD Gears Up for Summer Of Chaos, Mayor de Blasio Secures Re-Election
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
including: ballistic vests; helmets and vehicles; tactical escape hoods and belt-worn trauma kits; M4 rifles, OC spray and Tasers; smartphones and tablets; along with a host of training initiatives to complement the equipment and prepare officers... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Federal justice officials working on second year report on status of Portland police reformswhen they weren't warranted. Among the reforms required: clear-cut policies abo
Federal justice officials working on second year report on status of Portland police reforms
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
when they weren't warranted. Among the reforms required: clear-cut policies about when officers can use deadly force and Tasers, a push for greater diversity in police hiring, an expansion of the city's mobile crisis units and quicker... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Status of Upstate body camerasmoney from the Department of Justice. Hope to get 85 body cams by the beginning
Status of Upstate body cameras
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
money from the Department of Justice. Hope to get 85 body cams by the beginning of fall. They will also get at least 90 tasers that will coincide with body cams from the company that makes the cameras. Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office: We... Read more
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York Daily Record
12 arrests after crowds confront cops in Ocean Cityof the recent weekend's incidents echoes that of a June 11 fight in the beach t
12 arrests after crowds confront cops in Ocean City
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
of the recent weekend's incidents echoes that of a June 11 fight in the beach town, in which police had to threaten to use Tasers to break up a fight involving 100 individuals who were resisting officers' attempts to disperse the crowd. Despite... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Support for body camera purchase sought in Champaigna 14-member working group meets monthly to explore whether the time's right for
Support for body camera purchase sought in Champaign
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
a 14-member working group meets monthly to explore whether the time's right for a citizen police review board. In November, the council signed off on the purchase of 25 Tasers for Champaign police officers, a five-year lease that cost about $93,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Sheriff's office beefing up security at Vanderburgh Co. Fairthe fair. You can get through the line faster if you leave prohibited items at
Sheriff's office beefing up security at Vanderburgh Co. Fair
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
the fair. You can get through the line faster if you leave prohibited items at home. Those are items like guns, knives, tasers, fireworks, and outside alcohol. Deputies also want you to leave your pets at home, other than service or competition... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Sheriff's office beefing up security at Vanderburgh Co. Fairthe fair. You can get through the line faster if you leave prohibited items at
Sheriff's office beefing up security at Vanderburgh Co. Fair
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 2 days ago
the fair. You can get through the line faster if you leave prohibited items at home. Those are items like guns, knives, tasers, fireworks, and outside alcohol. Deputies also want you to leave your pets at home, other than service or competition... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Spartanburg police secure federal dollars for body camstheir efforts. "I want to commend you for your hard work and dedication and ma
Spartanburg police secure federal dollars for body cams
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
their efforts. "I want to commend you for your hard work and dedication and making sure we had funding we needed to get Tasers for our officers," said councilwoman Rosalyn Henderson Myers. "I was passionate about making sure we tried to get them... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Nevils man arrested after threatening others with knifeBulloch County sheriff's deputies used Tasers on a man they said was threatenin
Nevils man arrested after threatening others with knife
Statesboro Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies used Tasers on a man they said was threatening others with a knife on Saturday at a Martin Lanier Road home. William Wylie Conder, 58, of Martin Lanier Road in Nevils, was charged with battery, third-degree cruelty... Read more
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OregonLive.com
A Face of Meth: After 28 trips to jail, man is given another chance to fight his demonsblanket. "I have to give the cops a lot of credit," said Martz, the defense at
A Face of Meth: After 28 trips to jail, man is given another chance to fight his demons
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
blanket. "I have to give the cops a lot of credit," said Martz, the defense attorney. "They could have gone in there with Tasers blazing, but they didn't. ...They were very patient." Officers eventually tried to use police K9s and pepper spray to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Being Inconvenienced While Minding My Own Business: Liberals and the Social-Contract Theory of ViolenceFor a liberal theory of violence the point where violence begins is when the po
Being Inconvenienced While Minding My Own Business: Liberals and the Social-Contract Theory of Violence
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
For a liberal theory of violence the point where violence begins is when the police either use billy clubs, tear gas or Tasers on the protesters, or when the protesters start throwing rocks at the police or through bank windows. If neither of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Analysis: Congressmen unite after Baton Rouge shootingsagencies and training on de-escalation tactics for police. Richmond said the g
Analysis: Congressmen unite after Baton Rouge shootings
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
agencies and training on de-escalation tactics for police. Richmond said the goal is to “find some measures in between Tasers and deadly force.” “We do not need to wait for the findings of a federal Department of Justice investigation to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Police investigate knife brandishing incident in South Cumbriawere deployed to Kendal yesterday to carry out enquiries in connection with the
Police investigate knife brandishing incident in South Cumbria
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
were deployed to Kendal yesterday to carry out enquiries in connection with the incident. Officers were carrying tasers as a precaution, but there was no perceived threat to the wider public. No arrests have been made as yet but police... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Knife brandished in Kendal assault, say policeyesterday afternoon / evening (July 24) to carry out enquiries in connection wi
Knife brandished in Kendal assault, say police
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
yesterday afternoon / evening (July 24) to carry out enquiries in connection with the incident. Officers were carrying tasers as a precaution, but there was no perceived threat to the wider public. No arrests have been made as yet but police... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Spartanburg City Council to discuss distribution of hospitality tax fundsand Wofford College. The council also will: * Hear an update on the procureme
Spartanburg City Council to discuss distribution of hospitality tax funds
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
and Wofford College. The council also will: * Hear an update on the procurement of police body-worn cameras and Tasers; * Consider a lease-purchase agreement to finance the replacement of several city vehicles and equipment; * Discuss... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
JPD: Public comments welcome for international accreditationof their policies there are sometimes changes made, he added. For example, in
JPD: Public comments welcome for international accreditation
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
of their policies there are sometimes changes made, he added. For example, in January North Carolina restricted the use of Tasers. Before the change, Yaniero said a Taser could be used on anyone, but now it can only be used when someone is not... Read more
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Orange County Register
OC Fair safety is a multi-agency effortis a two-step process. Teams first make sure prohibited items don’t make it pas
OC Fair safety is a multi-agency effort
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
is a two-step process. Teams first make sure prohibited items don’t make it past the gates. In the past, stun guns, tasers, glass bottles, pocket knives and selfie sticks have been seized or turned in, Buffa said. The second security layer... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Cruise has it all: Thirsty bighorns, violent volcanoesdragging out the hammer, hand lens before mapping the relationships. But wow, o
Cruise has it all: Thirsty bighorns, violent volcanoes
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 days ago
dragging out the hammer, hand lens before mapping the relationships. But wow, outcrops with nothing obscuring them. Bruce tasers me out of my rock reverie when he spots a bighorn sheep. Too far, but I take the photos anyway. Like the first sale of... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Deputies in Wellington fatal shooting had never fired at personspeaks with the media on scene at the Wellington fatal shooting. (Photo by Greg
Deputies in Wellington fatal shooting had never fired at person
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
speaks with the media on scene at the Wellington fatal shooting. (Photo by Gregory Cox) Both deputies have used their Tasers several times over their collective 23 years to subdue people they were trying to arrest. Between them, the deputies... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State senator: Targeting police should be hate crimeimplement them once they have all the proper technology. The department is cur
State senator: Targeting police should be hate crime
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
implement them once they have all the proper technology. The department is currently using dash cameras and cameras on tasers. He said they almost never go to trial over the use of a taser because the footage is readily available. If the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Protesters resist call to arm police with high-powered assault rifleswho posted a blog last Friday on the union website calling attention to PBA req
Protesters resist call to arm police with high-powered assault rifles
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
who posted a blog last Friday on the union website calling attention to PBA requests for high-powered assault rifles and tasers for patrol officers. Evans also referred to the recent killings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, La.,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'We just don't know why': Police station attacker's motives probedout of the car. "He refused to get out of the car and then they tasered him."
'We just don't know why': Police station attacker's motives probed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
out of the car. "He refused to get out of the car and then they tasered him." However, police said witness accounts of tasers were inaccurate. Caitlin Henderson saw the man drive the car into the car park. "We were driving down the street, we... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 6 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Police bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
A Matter of Trustthe activists compared the jails to Nazi concentration camps, claiming inmates
A Matter of Trust
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
the activists compared the jails to Nazi concentration camps, claiming inmates were routinely beaten, electrocuted with Tasers and kicked by merciless deputies. Baca denied all the allegations. Under direction from Baca, deputies visited an FBI... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell cops carry Tasers60 recently deployed; chief eyes more LOWELL - Lowell police officers are now
Lowell cops carry Tasers
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
60 recently deployed; chief eyes more LOWELL - Lowell police officers are now carrying Tasers as they patrol the city, after all officers underwent a mandatory six hours of training on when, in what situations, and on whom the devices can be used... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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Daily Journal
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 7 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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Daily Record
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are w
Cop bias is real, study shows. So is pessimism about race relations.
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
based on ProPublica research, that 44% of those shot by police in the USA are white. The greater the level of force (think Tasers and guns vs. batons), the less racial bias seemed to be a factor in police actions, according to Fryer's report. For... Read more
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