June 16, 2021

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Colorado Officer-Involved Shootings Increasing June 2021 Update

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The number of officer-involved shootings in Colorado slowed considerably after the outcry over the May 2020 murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, and the total number of police shootings in the state last year was well below the total in 2019. This statistical improvement suggested that following social justice protests in Denver and beyond, more cops were looking for ways to avoid pulling their trigger.

Unfortunately, that positive development doesn’t appear to have been built to last. The rate of police shootings in Colorado has quickened considerably in 2021,…

Michael Roberts

2021-06-10 09:12:00

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