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More Than 100 People Were Killed By Police In March Alone: State Terror w/in US Society

According to the website KilledByPolice.net, more than 100 people died at the hands of law enforcement in the month of March. The figure, which comes 31 days after the release of the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing report, averages out to more than three people killed in America each day by police officers. Out of the 111 people who died during police encounters, the majority have been unarmed men of color. Many of the victims were mentally ill. And a number were both, Think Progress points out. Despite an ongoing national conversation surrounding officer misconduct, racial profiling, and use of excessive force, the numbers seem to be steadily increasing. In fact, March saw 36 more deaths at the hands of police than the previous month.

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More Than 100 People Were Killed By Police In March Alone: State Terror w/in US Society

More Than 100 People Were Killed By Police In March Alone: State Terror w/in US Society

By Christina Coleman

According to the website KilledByPolice.net, more than 100 people died at the hands of law enforcement in the month of March. The figure, which comes 31 days after the release of the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing report, averages out to more than three people killed in America each day by police officers. Out of the 111 people who died during police encounters, the majority have been unarmed men of color. Many of the victims were mentally ill. And a number were both, Think Progress points out. Despite an ongoing national conversation surrounding officer misconduct, racial profiling, and use of excessive force, the numbers seem to be steadily increasing. In fact, March saw 36 more deaths at the hands of police than the previous month.

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