NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – According to The Guardian page The Counted, as of Sept. 23 the largest number of people by race killed by police this year are white — 387 people.READ MORE: Small Business Saturday Offers North Texans Another Day Of Deals And Steals
But the highest percentage of people killed by police this year by race per one million population (rounded numbers):
Native American – 5.5%
African-American – 4.9%
White – 2%
According to Officer Down Memorial Page, the number of officers killed in line of duty this year is down 6%.READ MORE: Pavelski Reaches 400 Career Goals As Stars Beat Avalanche 3-1
But according to a mid-year report completed in July the number of police officers killed by gunfire this year was up 78% and at that time 14 were murdered in ambushes, 300% more than last year.
As of September 23 the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund reported 41 officers had died by firearms this year.
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