Chicago Police Fatally Shoot 2, Raising New Questions for a Force Under Scrutiny

As an internationalized and militarized institution, the police are not trained to help those with mental issues; instead, in the U.S., they kill them. “Over a five-year period ending in 2014, officers here fatally shot 70 people, most of them black. That was the most among the nation’s 10 largest cities during the same period, according to the Better Government Association, a nonprofit watchdog group.”

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