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Dec 04, 2015

Counties With Highest Rates of Killings by Police Also Among Highest in Death Sentences

The coun­ties in the United States that have the high­est per capi­ta rate of killings by police offi­cers also rank among the high­est in the coun­try in the num­ber of peo­ple sen­tenced to death. In his crim­i­nal jus­tice blog, The Watch,” for the Washington Post, Radley Balko details the remark­able cor­re­la­tion” between killings by police and death sen­tences imposed.