United States police killing unarmed people


This video from the USA says about itself:

Police Shooting Moving Cars Almost Always Kill Unarmed People

4 September 2016

NPR did an investigative report about police shooting at moving cars. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Heavy scrutiny surrounding officer-involved shootings has some law enforcement leaders rethinking firing at moving cars.

One of those agencies is the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which recently changed its policy on the issue. The LASD is the largest sheriff’s dept in the country, with about 10,000 full-time sworn personnel.

NPR member station KPCC in Pasadena has been tracking the use of force by sheriff’s deputies as part of an ongoing investigative series called Officer Involved. It found almost every driver or passenger shot by deputies was unarmed.”

Read more here.

PROTESTS FOLLOWING FATAL POLICE SHOOTING OF BLACK MAN IN NORTH CAROLINA “Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday fatally shot a black man they said was armed as they searched for someone else, sparking violent protests that injured more than 12 officers. Witnesses said the man who was killed, Keith Lamont Scott, was unarmed.” [Kim Bellware, HuffPost]

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