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No. 207, May 2017
 
11) ‘Implicit Bias’ Influences Cops Involved in Deadly Force Incidents
An analysis of 990 fatal police shootings in 2015 found that African Americans were more than twice as likely as whites to have been unarmed during the encounter. In order to address implicit bias, authors recommend more police training, strengthening police ties with communities, and the creation of a national use-of-force. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1745-9133.12293/abstract