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No, Police Fatalities Are Not Going Up. They are declining.

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Kevin Drum blogs in Mother Jones:

Here’s another chart to prepare you for Donald Trump’s speech tonight. It shows the number of police fatalities since the violent crime peak of 1993. For 2016, I’ve extrapolated from the number of fatalities through today. As you can see, there’s nothing scary here. The number is down from two decades ago and basically flat over the five years.

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Written by LeisureGuy

22 July 2016 at 2:30 pm

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