Police Violence Went Largely Untracked Until Last Year
Data on police use of force is more available than ever — which isn't saying much.By Jamal Andress | October 8, 2015
Police use-of-force data is more available than ever — which isn't saying much.
"The need to have national consistent data both on use of force and officer involved shootings is vital," U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics keeps data on prisoners who die in police custody, but it's largely incomplete.