Half of 2015 Police Killings Wrongly Classified

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The finding in a Harvard study is the latest to show government databases seriously undercounting the number of people killed by police, The Guardian reports. “Right now the data quality is bad and unacceptable,” said lead researcher Justin Feldman. “To effectively address the problem of law enforcement-related deaths, the public needs better data about who is being killed, where, and under what circumstances . . .

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