DOJ announces plans to track police killings and use of force

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| October 17 2016,

06:47 am

How many Americans died this year at the hands of police? To find out the official tally, don't look to the feds to release an accurate number. Why? Because there isn't a law in place for local police departments to report fatal use of force by officers. Some do, while others do not. While there is no national database reporting on police shootings, the U.S. Justice Department is working to change this.

The Washington Post

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