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30681 Behind the Numbers: Exploring Research on Police Killings   NEW!

Michael Brown, Jamar Clark, Philandro Castile, Laquan McDonald, Tamir Rice, and George Floyd represent just a few of the nearly 1,000 American citizens killed by police each year. With victims disproportionately African American, many see this as a national civil rights crisis. Go behind the headlines to explore the body of research about the victims, the circumstances that lead to their deaths, and the officers involved. We’ll ask: Do crime rates, gun ownership, and police policies explain the use of lethal force? Who gets held accountable and how? What does research show about our ability to reform police departments?

 

Course Full and Waitlist Closed

The above mentioned course/section is full. The waitlist is also full and has been closed.

 

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