Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 205 , Segment 1
Episode: Police Shootings, Unreliable Senses, Gender and Career Choice
- Jan 5, 2016 10:00 pm
- 23:31 mins
Guest: Amy Brittain, Investigative Reporter for the Washington Post A year-long Washington Post investigation found nearly 1000 people were fatally shot by police in 2015. Law enforcement officials often describe these incidents as rare and traumatic in the life of an officer. But the Post investigation also found that for some 50 police officers involved in fatal shootings last year, this was not their first time. For a handful of them, it was even their third shooting.