16 Unarmed Black People Killed by Police this Year

by Andrew Emett, NationofChange, 12/13/14

Not only have police killed unarmed black people, they have also killed several unarmed individuals of other races this year. Are these instances of poor police training, miscommunication and excessive brutality?

At least 16 unarmed black people have been killed by police officers this year including a woman and two children. According to law enforcement officials, these people lost their lives in instances of poor police training, miscommunication, justified tactics, and excessive brutality. Although the majority of unarmed individuals killed by police this year have been black, officers have also been killing unarmed people of other races….

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