How to Use the Fatal Force Database

How to Use the Fatal Force Database

By: Joseph Giacalone

The Washington Post’s Fatal Force database tracks police officer-involved shootings in the United States. It is the only database in existence. The FBI will release one soon, but unknown when. It will be interesting to see if the FBI data coincides with the Post, or will it diverge.

The Fatal Force database has tracked over 5,000 fatal encounters with the police since 2015. Fatal encounters have remained steady: Continue reading “How to Use the Fatal Force Database”