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The Feds Are Going To Collect Better Data On Police Killings, But We Probably Won't See It

WASHINGTON ? Justice Department officials outlined plans this week to expand nationwide data collection on fatal police interactions and use-of-force incidents. But due to limitations on what the government is allowed to publish, there are big questions about just how useful the data will be to the general public. The proposed initiatives include a National Use of Force Data Collection program, under which law enforcement agencies would voluntarily submit information on civilians and officers involved in use-of-force incidents ? as well as other relevant details surrounding these encounters.
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