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Black People are More Likely to Kill a Police Officer

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We've all heard the recent headlines about police shooting black suspects, so I thought I'd look into who is most likely to kill police officers. Nobody is talking about that in the media right now. Here's what I found;

"There were 511 officers killed in felonious incidents and 540 offenders from 2004 to 2013, according to FBI reports. Among the total offenders, 52 percent were white, and 43 percent were black."

From 2004-2013, the white population of the US ranged from 70% to 63% of the country, and accounted for 52% of felonious police killings.

Blacks made up 12%-13% of the US population, but accounted for 43% of felonious killings of police officers.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...r-white-offenders-more-likely-to-kill-police/

Further, it appears as though the 52% figure for whites is yet again counting Hispanics as white, which means the real number of white felonious killings of police officers is likely less than 52%.

Blacks also accounted for a staggeringly high number of ambush killings on police officers:
There were 304 officers killed in ambush attacks from 1980 to 2013, with 371 offenders involved in those deaths. The percentage of black and white offenders in ambushes were about the same: 44 percent were white, and 43 percent were black.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...r-white-offenders-more-likely-to-kill-police/

Do police officers have a legitimate reason to feel as though black suspects represent a greater risk to them?
 

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We've all heard the recent headlines about police shooting black suspects, so I thought I'd look into who is most likely to kill police officers. Nobody is talking about that in the media right now. Here's what I found;



From 2004-2013, the white population of the US ranged from 70% to 63% of the country, and accounted for 52% of felonious police killings.

Blacks made up 12%-13% of the US population, but accounted for 43% of felonious killings of police officers.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...r-white-offenders-more-likely-to-kill-police/

Further, it appears as though the 52% figure for whites is yet again counting Hispanics as white, which means the real number of white felonious killings of police officers is likely less than 52%.

Blacks also accounted for a staggeringly high number of ambush killings on police officers:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...r-white-offenders-more-likely-to-kill-police/

Do police officers have a legitimate reason to feel as though black suspects represent a greater risk to them?

Okay, let's play.

You posted numbers...so WHY do you think those numbers are the way they are? What do you think is the root cause of those numbers?
 

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We've all heard the recent headlines about police shooting black suspects, so I thought I'd look into who is most likely to kill police officers. Nobody is talking about that in the media right now. Here's what I found;



From 2004-2013, the white population of the US ranged from 70% to 63% of the country, and accounted for 52% of felonious police killings.

Blacks made up 12%-13% of the US population, but accounted for 43% of felonious killings of police officers.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...r-white-offenders-more-likely-to-kill-police/

Further, it appears as though the 52% figure for whites is yet again counting Hispanics as white, which means the real number of white felonious killings of police officers is likely less than 52%.

Blacks also accounted for a staggeringly high number of ambush killings on police officers:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...r-white-offenders-more-likely-to-kill-police/

Do police officers have a legitimate reason to feel as though black suspects represent a greater risk to them?

No. Out of about 320 million folks over the past decade a mere 540 of them killed (or participated in killing) a police officer. Of that very small small number of lethal threats, the race of the perp was about even for blacks and non-blacks.
 
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And...what do you think made "Thug culture" what you believe it to be?

Greedy people who wanted what they didn't have and also wanted to justify taking it. Nothing new in the history of humans.
 

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Just answer the question, guy. WHY do you think those numbers are the way they are? You call yourself "truthatallcost", so let's see just how seriously you take your own pseudonym.

Well, 13% of the population committed more overall homicides in 2013 than any other racial category. So apparently, blacks are more more likely to commit homicide than any other race.
 

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Hip Hop? Gangster Rap? Motown?

Its a whole lifestyle gangsta rap hip hop pants around the knees gold teeth pimpin hoes selling drugs getting street cred for landin in jail ignorant eubonic gibberish education is foe whitey its the man keepin me down I don't tip I eat steak on the state hands up don't shoot BLM we be niggas with attitudes. you all be racist and sh#t and that's our word. Word.

UOENO Translation, You don't even know.

Damn that white devil. Bro.
 
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No. Out of about 320 million folks over the past decade a mere 540 of them killed (or participated in killing) a police officer. Of that very small small number of lethal threats, the race of the perp was about even for blacks and non-blacks.

Anything odd to you about 13% of the population committing about as many cop killings as the other 87% combined?
 

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Well, 13% of the population committed more overall homicides in 2013 than any other racial category. So apparently, blacks are more more likely to commit homicide than any other race.

C'mon now, I'm not asking you for numbers - I'm asking you WHY those numbers are as they are.
 

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Hip Hop? Gangster Rap? Motown?

It was MUSIC that made what you call "Thug Culture"? Really? One would wonder, then, why it is that as rap and hip-hop became popular to the point of being mainstream over the past twenty years, why it is that over the SAME period of time, the homicide and violent crime rates have dropped so greatly nationwide, including in places named "Harlem" and "Compton".

Try again, guy.
 

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C'mon now, I'm not asking you for numbers - I'm asking you WHY those numbers are as they are.

And that has been answered. You just close your ears to them because the answers don't suit your preferred argument.
 

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It was MUSIC that made what you call "Thug Culture"? Really? One would wonder, then, why it is that as rap and hip-hop became popular to the point of being mainstream over the past twenty years, why it is that over the SAME period of time, the homicide and violent crime rates have dropped so greatly nationwide, including in places named "Harlem" and "Compton".

Try again, guy.

Good grief! Really, you don't get why rap and hip hop sold out to commercialism?

 

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Greedy people who wanted what they didn't have and also wanted to justify taking it. Nothing new in the history of humans.

Are you claiming that blacks as a people are greedier than whites? Because the question concerned "Thug culture" - so we're not talking about either individuals or humanity as a whole, but the black race as compared to the white race...which is what the OP was doing.
 

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It was MUSIC that made what you call "Thug Culture"? Really? One would wonder, then, why it is that as rap and hip-hop became popular to the point of being mainstream over the past twenty years, why it is that over the SAME period of time, the homicide and violent crime rates have dropped so greatly nationwide, including in places named "Harlem" and "Compton".

Try again, guy.

I was just playing your game. Why do you think there are thugs?
 

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I was just playing your game. Why do you think there are thugs?

"Thugs" is your word, sir, not mine. I'm just trying to get those of you on the Right to state WHY the numbers in the OP are the way they are.

And so far, not a single one of you has tried to seriously address the question - yourself included.
 

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And that has been answered. You just close your ears to them because the answers don't suit your preferred argument.

No, it hasn't been answered. None of you have even seriously tried to answer WHY the numbers in the OP are the way they are. You tried to give the rather ludicrous excuse of "it's the music", but I showed you why that could not be the case.
 
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