Their Last Words Before Being Killed By Police


It has been over a year since Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, was shot and killed by a police officer. Here’s a look at his last words along with other victims who have died at the hands of police.

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Washington Post’s database of every fatal U.S. officer-involved shooting
“At least 80 people have been shot and killed by police across the United States within the past 30 days, according to Washington Post data. This database is based on news reports, public records, Internet databases and original reporting.”

How many police shootings a year? No one knows
“A summer of high-profile police shootings, most notably the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has rekindled a decades-long debate over law enforcement’s use of lethal force.”

Shots Are Fired as Anniversary Is Marked in Ferguson
“A day of peaceful protest commemorating the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer one year ago ended in gunfire late Sunday as multiple shots rang out on West Florissant Avenue, the commercial district hit by rioting last summer.”

Ferguson protests: What we know about Michael Brown’s last minutes
“Three minutes – that is how long it took from the time Officer Darren Wilson confronted teenager Michael Brown at 12:01, and 12:04 when other officers arrived on the scene to find Brown dead.”

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‘I can’t breathe’: Eric Garner put in chokehold by NYPD officer

New York on edge as police kill unarmed man in hail of 50 bullets on his wedding day

Tanisha Anderson was restrained in prone position; death ruled homicide

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