Underreporting Those Deaths by Legal Interventions

By Nana Dadzie Ghansah

spite of the existence of federal databases to record homicides, it has been known for decades that while the reporting of civilian-on-civilian ones is close to 99% accurate, the police killings of civilians are grossly underreported.

A study by Sherman in 1979 found killings of civilians by law-enforcement officers were…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Nana Dadzie Ghansah

An anesthesiologist, photographer, writer, and poet. He lives and works in Lexington, Kentucky.