How the US ranks among other wealthy countries on police killings

How the US ranks among other wealthy countries on police killings
Michelle Cheng
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The calls for police reform in the United States have grown louder since the death of George Floyd, a Black man killed in police custody last summer. The US has the highest rate of police killings among most wealthy countries, according to a report from the Prison Policy Initiative (PPI), a criminal justice think tank. The report found that the US has at least three times the number of police killings compared to peer countries.