Half of 2015 Police Killings Wrongly Classified

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.”

PA Case Shows How Hard It Is to Fire a Cop

Since 2006, at least 451 of 1,800 officers fired from 37 of the nation’s largest departments have won their jobs back, reports the Washington Post. The newspaper details the case of a Philadelphia officer who is still on the job after he was dismissed for shooting a suspect to death.