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Police Officers Accused of Brutal Violence Often Have Extensive History of Citizen Complaints

1 month ago   |   By Social Science Space

As protests against police violence and racism continue in cities throughout the U.S., the public is learning that several of the officers involved in the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville share a history of complaints by citizens of brutality or misconduct.
Decades of research on police shootings and brutality reveal that officers with a history of shooting civilians , for example, are much more likely to do so in the future compared to other officers.
A similar pattern holds for misconduct complaints. Officers who are the subject of previous civilian...
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NBC News Now to Air Can You Hear Us Now? Virtual Discussion on Race in America

NBC News Now to Air Can You Hear Us Now? Virtual Discussion on Race in America

1 month ago   |   By E! Online

Protests are continuing across the country following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and in an effort to continue the dialogue around issues like police brutality and...
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Peaceful protests continue for George Floyd across the U.S

Peaceful protests continue for George Floyd across the U.S

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Peaceful protests kicked off for the eighth day across the country over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.
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