664 People Killed by Police in America thus far this year

Two recent examples: (full list with links to details on all 664 people KBP available at this website)

Australian Justine Damond shot dead by US police in Minneapolis

  • Officers’ body cameras were not turned on, state officials reveal

 Woman shot by police in Minneapolis: community and mayor respond

US police officers have shot dead an Australian woman who reportedly called 911 after hearing a noise near her home in Minneapolis. Minnesota’s public safety department said a woman was shot in Minneapolis after two officers responded to a call about a possible assault on Saturday at 11.30pm local time. The police officers did not have their body cameras turned on.

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Seattle woman killed by police while children were home 

The death of Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother in Seattle, has sparked outrage over excessive police force against black Americans

Charleena Lyles was killed shortly after two officers arrived to investigate a burglary at her home.
 Charleena Lyles was killed shortly after two officers arrived to investigate a burglary at her home. Photograph: Courtesy of family

Seattle police shot and killed a mother of four inside her apartment in the presence of her young children after she called law enforcement to report a burglary. Police called Lyles a “suspect” in an initial statement, though the Times reported that Lyles was the one who had made the call to report a burglary.

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Here is the current Washington Post “Killed by Police” website which tracks all reported cases for 2017 and earlier.

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