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For 55 officers involved in fatal shootings this year, it wasn’t their first time

Jorge Ramirez Sr., 58, speaks as Xavier Gonzalez, 13, and Nicole Ramirez, 30, look on in Los Angeles. The three are family members of Jorge Ramirez, an unarmed police informant who was killed by police in Bakersfield, Calif., when a wanted man he was with opened fire on officers. (Patrick T. Fallon/For The Washington Post)

“More than 50 police officers involved in fatal shootings this year had previously fired their guns in deadly on-duty shootings, according to a Washington Post investigation. For a handful of officers, it was their third fatal shooting. For one officer, it was his fourth.” Full Story – Washington Post 

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