Study Finds Half Of Those Shot By Police Are Mentally Ill

From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 11 2012, 15:10:33

A new study conducted by the Portland Press Herald in Maine found that nearly half of people shot by police since 2000 were mentally ill. Forty-two percent of those shot by police in Maine had a history of mental illness, but fatality rates were even higher. Fifty-eight percent of those who died after being shot [...]

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