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Mapping 1083 People Killed By Cops In The Last Year

One year ago, an 18-year old black man was fatally shot in Ferguson, Missouri by a police officer. Michael Brown’s death ignited a country-wide debate about the excessive amount of violence that occurs at the hand of police – particularly to African-Americans. Since then, at least 1,083 people have been killed by police in America...

California has been at the forefront of police violence, with at least 176 deaths alone. Five cities in the United States have had more than ten deaths over this time period: New York, Houston, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.

All but two states (Vermont and Rhode Island) have had fatal incidents involving police.

 

 

h/t VisualCapitalist

Source: VICE News