Experts say the crux of the issue involves officers’ ability to perceive deadly threats. The behavior of drug users often seems threatening when it may not be.
Law enforcement in San Bernardino County are shooting into cars at more than double the rate of L.A. County. Many law enforcement agencies have banned the practice, because it’s inherently dangerous.
KPCC analyzed summaries of officer-involved shootings by the San Bernardino County District Attorney from 2010-2015. View the summaries by using the search tool below.
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