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Resource ID: #28742
Subject: Police Shootings
Source: Martha Bellisle and Krysta Fauria
Affiliation: The Associated Press
Date: December 9, 2019



Law enforcement officers at agencies of all sizes across the country accidentally fired their weapons each year, causing hundreds of injuries to officer, suspects, bystanders, and sometimes causing deaths, documented by The Associated Press. Experts say it’s because they don’t get the training needed to handle their guns proficiently, especially in life-and-death situations.

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