45 percent increase in mortality from law enforcement from 1999 to 2013, report shows


Between 1999 and 2013, there were 5,511 deaths by law enforcement, mostly among non-whites, a new study shows. During this 15-year period, there was a 45 percent net increase in deaths from legal intervention, and 96 percent of these deaths occurred among men, of which 78 percent occurred between ages 15 and 44 years.


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