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In the US police officers shot dead in 2017, almost 1000 people

В США полицейские застрелили в 2017 году почти 1000 человекDeaths in the use of weapons by police in the US are captured more often than in other Western developed countries.

22 percent of victims were African American, although their share in the population of the US is only 6%. With 19 shot were unarmed (in 2016, the year was 17, unarmed, in 2015-m – 35). Last year, the cases of police violence against African Americans repeatedly led to mass protests and riots. Totally unarmed among the dead by us police was 68 (in 2016, the year 51, in 2015-m – 94).

Deaths in the use of weapons by police in the US are captured more often than in other Western developed countries. In 2016 in the United Kingdom were killed four people, and in Germany – 13.

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