Mapping police violence

Latest in a series of posts in the wake of the George Floyd murder

Tip o’ the hat to follower M.D.

Mapping Police Violence

Very often discussions of police violence involves battles of statistics.

You show me yours, I’ll show you mine.

There is a ton of statistics in this web project.

Lots to chew on here.

Gadfly is not sure what you might want to look at.

Would somebody better at this than he is want to focus us on what you think is a meaningful or contested statistic?

We should know something about the source of the site. A Wikipedia article says it’s “a project affiliated with Black Lives Matter.” It is used and referenced many places with authority as Gadfly discovered browsing the web.

See also the Washington Post database: Fatal Force.

Mapping Police Violence

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