KILLING PEOPLE

A total of 111 people were killed by police in the United States in March of 2015. Since 1900, in the entire United Kingdom, 52 people have been killed by police.

Don’t bother adjusting for population differences, or poverty, or mental illness, or anything else. The sheer fact that American police kill TWICE as many people per month as police have killed in the modern history of the United Kingdom is sick, preposterous, and alarming.

In March:

Police beat Phillip White to death in New Jersey. He was unarmed.

Police shot and killed Meagan Hockaday, a 26-year-old mother of three.

Police shot and killed Nicholas Thomas, an unarmed man on his job at Goodyear in metro Atlanta.

Police shot and killed Anthony Hill, an unarmed war veteran fighting through mental illness, in metro Atlanta.

There are many more.

This has to end.

 

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2 thoughts on “KILLING PEOPLE

  1. Shocking stats

    • 2gadabout

      I was stunned. And, I read where some cops privately get hash mark tattoos for every time they use their gun against some person, kind of like the old west, notches on a pistol. The militarization of police departments is definitely OUT OF CONTROL.

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