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91 people killed by Police in January 2015, 1106 in 2014

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posted on Feb, 3 2015 @ 11:15 PM
I found this and thought I would share the resource. Wow, it is hard to believe how high this number is but there are links for each.

In contrast, Killed By Police has logged at least 91 people killed by police in the month of January alone. At least 1,106 people were killed in 2014, a number which calls into question the integrity of the FBI’s previous estimate of around 400 per year. Unlike the independent logging done by Killed By Police, the FBI collects their statistics only from reports voluntarily given to them by law enforcement agencies. Only around 750 agencies, or 4 percent, out of 17,000 law enforcement entities across the United States offered this data to the FBI.”

The Youtube appears to have been banned.
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posted on Feb, 3 2015 @ 11:27 PM
This is just in the United States which accounts for less than 5 percent of the population of this planet.
I do understand that some people need to be killed under certain circumstances.
I would like to see these numbers reduced.
Sadly, I predict they are going to go up in the near future.

posted on Feb, 4 2015 @ 12:54 AM
a reply to: skunkape23

Yes it is only the U.S., many countries don't keep such information or let it out to the publc. But per capita the U.S. has the highest number of police force per capita than any other country. I wish I had the numbers to back up what I have read on multiple posts, blogs, and other articles but supposedly higher than the Gestapo under Hitler's rule. I do not doubt this fact at all. There is more crime in the U.S. than what was in Germany in the late 30's and 40's. However there is not more crime in the U.S. in comparison to other countries today. The U.S. just tracks the crimes more than most (being 1st world it is expected).

OP, does it state the ethnicity or race of the people killed in these reports for each incidence? The numbers I have seen show that Whites are clearly the highest casualty by police. Which would defy what the media actually portrays. However black youth are shot at a high rate in comparison per capita, but their actions and mentality sure doesn't help the cause. I'm just suprised IMHO that guns get pulled before tasers in many and most cases. But, it makes sense why a gun is pulled first when so many officers are put on paid vacation for shooting someone that is innocent. In my local paper over a spann of 10 years I have seen multiple cases of injustice by the PD that they were never held accountable for shooting innocent unarmed victims. 2 in a few years whom ran a red light in a rural area that were chased down and shot point blank. These never appeared on mainstream media, though it was a big story at the time in Iowa/Nebraska area.

If you have seen the movie "Nightcrawler" it kind of goes into the media's biased mentallity of what they want to cover for ratings purposes.

posted on Feb, 4 2015 @ 01:23 AM
a reply to: infolurker

It's good to see someone is actually trying to log this information now. That FBI record was being used by the pro-cop talking heads on the media as a way to downplay what's been happening. In fact it was when other journalists tried to verify that information that made them realize that the FBI records couldn't be trusted for accuracy and brought this to their attention.

91 in just the first month this year. Ya, I'm thinking they'll break 400 per year pretty quick.

posted on Feb, 4 2015 @ 07:16 AM
Staggering statistics if true.

Scares the crap out of me and gives new meaning to the slang "Po-Po".

posted on Feb, 4 2015 @ 07:31 AM
Makes me think "open season, no bag limit".

This is going to go on for at least a few more years, probably more like a decade. A few people here and there saying 'enough' isn't going to do anything to stop it.

posted on Feb, 4 2015 @ 11:08 AM
a reply to: infolurker

I'm not dismissing these deaths at all, but the way you present the post shows an inherent bias as to imply they are all unjustified. Do we know the circumstances around each incident, or are we just using the number to elicit an emotional response against the officers?

I went to the first link and randomly clicked and got this scenario:

While deputies were making contact with the man, he charged at one deputy with a knife, Lee said. The deputy fired his gun, striking the man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

And randomly clicked this scenario:

At 6:21 p.m., Victor Valley Sheriff's Station deputes were dispatched to a home in the 9000 block of Buena Vista Street in Apple Valley following 911 calls that someone was shooting a gun in the area.

Deputies responded to the area and a deputy-involved shooting occurred. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Investigators from the Specialized Investigations Division Homicide Detail were requested to the location and conducted an investigation. The investigation is ongoing.

Not much of info on that one...

Then there's this one, random click again:

According to the Harris County Attorney's Office, investigator Tony Yet was having dinner inside the Mien Tay Quan restaurant when a fight broke out among some other patrons.

Yet, who was eating with his own friends and off duty, escorted two of the other patrons out. He apparently broke up the fight.

Some time later, one of the men returned to the restaurant with a weapon. Investigators say the man fired into the restaurant from the parking lot. That's when Yet, who is a trained peace officer, fired back. The suspect was hit and killed. The investigator was not hurt. Nobody else in the restaurant was hurt.

I could go on and on, but the only point I'm trying to make is that the number of "91 deaths" is inconsequential when you consider that the vast majority of these will end up proving to be justified by the asinine actions of the 'victims.'

But like I said, I don't dismiss any of the deaths, I just wish that criminals would quit acting like jackasses and getting themselves killed, and in the minority of instances when LEOs are in the wrong, I wish those criminals (the LEOs) would be held to a higher standard of accountability than they generally are.

posted on Feb, 6 2015 @ 08:02 PM
a reply to: infolurker

The police seem to have forgot they are peace-keepers.


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