One-third of all Americans killed by strangers are killed by police.

for fucks sake -

Though not a true estimate, my best guess of the number of police homicides in the United States is about 1,500 per year.

best guess based on rubber balls, war zones and some maths..

As I said at the beginning of this article, the estimate of 1,500 police homicides per year would mean that eight to ten per cent of all American homicide victims are killed by the police. Of all American homicide victims killed by people they don’t know, approximately one-third of them are victims of the police.

or to rephrase (using his guesses) 90% of homicides are not related to the police. or to put it another way: police - who put themselves in life-and-death situations for a living - tend to kill about 8-10% of all people shot to death in the USA (if the authors guess is close)

I don't imagine Accountants or Doctors or Teachers or fire-fighters (As a profession) find themselves in these situations nearly as much

America is a land ruled by fear.

well he got that right...

NOW TO BE CLEAR: your violent, racist past has without any doubt contributed to this mess, and NO DOUBT there are bad cops, just like there are bad accountants, bad doctors, bad teacher. These need to be removed.

but this article / hit-piece is a pile of shit and should be flushed away.

(in my humble opinion)

carry on

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