Public Safety for Some is Terror for All

After the 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, The Washington Post began a database on January 1, 2015 (www.washpost/fatalforce) tracking all the on-duty police shootings of unarmed people across the country. Their numbers were more than double those voluntarily reported by police departments to the FBI—just one example that many police departments cannot be trusted to hold themselves accountable. There have been more than five thousand shooting deaths since the database began, averaging one thousand […]

May 30th, 2020|In the News, Politics|