- Jan 2, 2019
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This is data lolit's an "opinion" pieceNothing bias about it, data can’t be biasShe has a conservative bias and it shows in her bio on wiki.Heather McDonald knows what she’s saying.. she’s a expert .. she takes in to account stats democrats deny, fatherless rate, lack of Education. Etc..Here is the conservative of said opinion:Hold officers accountable who use excessive force. But there’s no evidence of widespread racial bias.www.google.com
The false narrative of systemic police bias resulted in targeted killings of officers during the Obama presidency. The pattern may be repeating itself. Officers are being assaulted and shot at while they try to arrest gun suspects or respond to the growing riots. Police precincts and courthouses have been destroyed with impunity, which will encourage more civilization-destroying violence. If the Ferguson effect of officers backing off law enforcement in minority neighborhoods is reborn as the Minneapolis effect, the thousands of law-abiding African-Americans who depend on the police for basic safety will once again be the victims.
Anyone perpetuating this myth is the real racist
--------------------------------There is widespread concern about racial disparities in fatal officer-involved shootings and that these disparities reflect discrimination by White officers. Existing databases of fatal shootings lack information about officers, and past analytic approaches have made it difficult to assess the...www.pnas.org
I would say its missing a lot of info.
In 2019 police officers fatally shot 1,004 people, most of whom were armed or otherwise dangerous. African-Americans were about a quarter of those killed by cops last year (235), a ratio that has remained stable since 2015. That share of black victims is less than what the black crime rate would predict, since police shootings are a function of how often officers encounter armed and violent suspects. In 2018, the latest year for which such data have been published, African-Americans made up 53% of known homicide offenders in the U.S. and commit about 60% of robberies, though they are 13% of the population.