Samuel Sinyangwe, who co-founded Mapping Police Violence, says the figure is "most likely an underestimate because more recent killings have fewer articles reporting details such as the race of the victim."
A senior officer was de-escalating the situation with a suicidal man who was holding a gun to his head when Darby entered the scene and shot the man in the face.
At least 979 civilians were killed by police between May 25, 2020 and April 20, 2021, with 71 police officers also killed in the line of duty.
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Fifteen-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant became the sixth minor fatally shot by the Columbus Division of Police since 2016.
Black people accounted for 18.7 percent of police killings since May 25, 2020.
Floyd's death on Memorial Day after being pinned with a knee to the neck by a white Minneapolis officer shocked the nation, galvanizing Black Lives Matter protests across the U.S. and abroad.
According to Mapping Police Violence, by the end of November, there had only been 17 days in the year when officers did not kill someone.
Sunny Hostin asked the Democratic senator and presidential candidate about her record as a Minnesota county attorney, particularly prosecutions of police.
There were about 1,166 people killed by police in 2015 and only 523 were reported, a study found.
Jones was shot by a Palm Beach Gardens police officer on October 18.
Officer Steven Rankin shot and killed William Chapman after finishing three years of desk duty related to another killing.
America's race problems are front-page news from London to Baghdad, and trumpeted to the remotest mountaintops via Arab-language radio and TV.