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Commentary By Robert VerBruggen

Police Killings and Race: More Than You Ever Wanted to Know

Public Safety Policing, Crime Control

For years now, the question of racial bias in police killings has been a major point of contention. As regular NR readers know, I’ve been watching this debate closely and noting key studies on both sides.

But if you’ve ever read an article of mine on the topic and wished it were ten to 20 times as long, please check out my new Manhattan Institute report. It explains how our knowledge has evolved since Ferguson — as private actors stepped up to collect data the government was failing to, and as researchers developed more and more sophisticated ways of studying the question.

Continue reading the entire piece here at National Review


Robert VerBruggen is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Based on a new MI report.

This piece originally appeared in National Review