Number of the day December 30, 2015 4:58 PM




people killed by police in the US in 2015





Today, the Washington Post announced the results of their year-long study of deaths caused by on-duty police officers in the US.

By tracking public sources, they found that on-duty officers killed nearly 1,000 people by December 24th of this year. The paper found that 564 of the dead were armed with a gun while 281 were armed with another weapon and 90 were unarmed.