Deadly force: An investigation of D.C. police shootings

Number 14926
Subject Police
Source Washington Post
Year 1998
Publication Date 11/15-11/19; 12/8, 12/16, 12/27; 1/7/99, 1/8/99
Summary Washington Post series reveals that D.C. police officers in the 1990s have shot and killed more people per resident than any other large American city police force. Internal police files and court records revealed a pattern of reckless gunplay by officers with inadequate training and little oversight.
Pages 72
Keywords Crime Homicide FBI
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