Daily Archives: June 14, 2020

Oklahoma: America’s Most Racist Cops?

From USA Today:


A police commander in Oklahoma is “under review” after he said that officers are shooting African Americans “less than we probably ought to be” during a local radio interview.

It’s true that police kill fewer black Americans than white Americans — because there are fewer black people for them to kill.

Taking population into account (i.e., per capita), the rate at which police kill blacks over the last seven years is more than three times the rate at which they kill whites (data):

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