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Old 23rd September 2017, 05:59 PM   #64
Blue Mountain
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Originally Posted by Nessie View Post
Taking sources that are more about the behaviour of the police from other threads, here is a very good study about the police in Canada

Canada has 0.7 fatal shootings by the police per 100,000 (the USA 2.9, the UK 0.04) (remainder snipped)
Just a minor correction. The rate for police killing civilians is per million, not per 100,000. The next set of statistics in the article—homicides—is per 100,000.
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