Police have officially killed 400 people in 2015. Only 2 cops died in the hands of suspects. Your response?

Posted by: retrogamer176

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/police-officially-killed-400-people-2015-grave-hours/ http://killedbypolice.net/

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Meh...

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Oh... Mah... GOD! That's a lot of people!

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I don't believe you

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Varrack says2015-05-06T09:34:10.6427893-05:00
Do you know how many police officers there are in the U.S.? Once you find the number and compare it with brutality cases, you'll be very surprised. --> https://youtu.be/nRd5oucG114
PillowForce says2015-05-06T09:36:27.7375055-05:00
I believe that those numbers might be a little too high to real. But even if they were, police sometimes have to take choices, specially when they are being shot at. The only reason that only 2 cops died, is because they are TRAINED to that.
ButterCatX says2015-05-06T09:41:17.4994092-05:00
Biased poll
retrogamer176 says2015-05-06T09:47:04.1254309-05:00
@buttercat Why does EVERY poll have that one person that claims it is biased? @pillowforce You do realize that most of these people are unarmed right? You'd do well to look at the websites that I linked.
PillowForce says2015-05-06T09:48:30.0302342-05:00
@retrogamer127 the website was not found
ButterCatX says2015-05-06T09:50:51.9766748-05:00
@retro The only option against (presumably) your side is: meh. That implies a lack of care not that you disagree. The picture shows a bias towards the side. The second site is obviously biased as shown by it's title, and I am going to assume that the first site is not reliable because it is a ".Com" site.
Varrack says2015-05-06T09:52:00.5474335-05:00
According to the FBI, there were 670,439 sworn in police officers in 2012, who have contact with 53,050,790 citizens each year. 400 people dying as a result of those 53 million contacts per year is 0.00001% of deaths per contact. That is NOT a "lot" of people.
Varrack says2015-05-06T09:53:45.8878038-05:00
http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2012/crime-in-the-u.s.-2012/tables/74tabledatadecoverviewpdfs/table_74_full_time_law_enforcement_employees_by_population_group_percent_male_and_female_2012.xls#disablemobile
retrogamer176 says2015-05-06T09:56:26.7726664-05:00
@buttercat Do you not see the option that says "I don't believe you"?
ButterCatX says2015-05-06T09:58:23.3568517-05:00
I believe those numbers, I just believe that they are stated in a biased way, two cops killed at the hands of *suspects* many more just get killed for being cops or are caught in crossfire.
Varrack says2015-05-06T10:00:15.6411348-05:00
It's actually a very low number. Some of those deaths were justified anyways.
ButterCatX says2015-05-06T10:01:23.9096758-05:00
Yes, but he biased the number to seem lower than the actual police deaths in 2015 from some form of homicide
TBR says2015-05-06T10:05:39.3941512-05:00
Varrack, 0.00001% is really 0.000008%, but what if I say you have a 1:132,500 chance of dying next time you see a cop? What if I start to adjust for demographics?
Furyan5 says2015-05-06T10:19:16.2790159-05:00
My response? Don't mess with cops. If you do you are stupid and the world is better off without you.
TBR says2015-05-06T10:33:48.4161857-05:00
The stats are not compact enough, but CDC has ~414 deaths per year for the last seven years. They also have blacks 4x more likely than whites. That is terrible even without adjusting for population.
retrogamer176 says2015-05-06T10:41:15.5374534-05:00
@buttercat the second site just has a full list of people killed in the hands of cops, along with the link to the news article so you have more details on HOW he/she died. Again, where is the bias?
Vox_Veritas says2015-05-06T11:06:01.9931982-05:00
I guess this means that members of our nation's police force are increasingly taking the proper measures to protect themselves. Good for them.
TBR says2015-05-06T11:41:46.4448868-05:00
@Vox_Veritas - If that were true, the number of police officers dead would decrease. That is a terrible point, and not backed by anything.
Tumblrnatic says2015-05-06T11:52:57.5992319-05:00
Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right!
Varrack says2015-05-06T14:20:29.6879083-05:00
@TBR - What if? I guess you shouldn't drive cars anymore because there's a slight chance you'll get in a crash. Also, don't walk on sidewalks because you might trip and die. We ha e to adjust for demographics you know.
Varrack says2015-05-06T14:22:26.0399470-05:00
"They also have blacks 4x more likely than whites. That is terrible even without adjusting for population." Did it occur to you that blacks commit crimes way more often than whites, even when adjusting for population? I could bring up some stats, but I'm sure you know that already.
Varrack says2015-05-06T19:16:51.2535900-05:00
Come back and defend your clearly untenable arguments TBR.
retrogamer176 says2015-05-07T09:12:46.6021292-05:00
@varrack how about you go on the websites I linked above? There you would see the crimes they commit.

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