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  1. In Memoriam: The Unarmed Black People Killed by Police from 2009-Present. David McAtee, August 3, 1966 - June 1, 2020. Louisville, Kentucky. Shot: June 1, 2020, Louisville Metropolitan Police Officer. George Perry Floyd, October 14, 1973 - May 25, 2020. Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  2. Rumain Brisbon, 34, Phoenix, Ariz.—Dec. 2, 2014. Brisbon, an unarmed black father of four, was shot to death in when a police officer apparently mistook his bottle of pills for a gun. Aftermath ...

  3. The recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the mass protests that followed have pushed the issue back into the national spotlight. Floyd, a black man accused of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill, died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes to restrain him.

  4. Black people are 13 percent of the population but have been 23 percent of those shot and killed by police. (In about 1 in 10 cases, The Post has not been able to determine the race of the person ...

  5. LaQuan McDonald, 17, was fatally shot by officer Jason Van Dyke 16 times on October 20, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois. The Associated Press reported Van Dyke was responding to a call about car break-ins as he arrived to the scene, and shot McDonald. Van Dyke was convicted of McDonald's death in 2018.

  6. Police violence is a leading cause of death for young men in the United States. Over the life course, about 1 in every 1,000 black men can expect to be killed by police. Risk of being killed by police peaks between the ages of 20 y and 35 y for men and women and for all racial and ethnic groups. Black women and men and American Indian and Alaska Native women and men are significantly more ...

  7. Also black men account for 23% of people killed by police. In other words, black men are 6 times more likely to commit a violent crime, 7.5 times more likely to commit murder, and 5 times more likely to kill a police officer, but they are only 3.7 times more likely to be killed by a police officer.

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