Breaking Down The Data On Police Use Of Force In LA County
Police in Los Angeles County use force on Black people far out of their proportion of the population, according to a KPCC/LAist analysis of state Department of Justice data over a four-year period.
In Los Angeles County, 27% of the 688 people police shot or seriously injured were Black. That's more than triple the share of Black Angelenos in the population. The data covers 2016 through 2019.