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South Carolina Statistics Show More People Drew Guns on Officers in 2015 Than 2014

February 16, 2016  | 

More people pulled guns on police in South Carolina during a record number of officer-involved shootings in 2015 compared to the previous year, and the number of police injured in shootings rose by half.

With 48 officer-involved shootings, 2015 marked the highest number in South Carolina since the State Law Enforcement Division began keeping track in 1999. That’s because more people are pulling guns on police officers, who had to defend themselves, law enforcement officials say.

In 26 of the 48 instances, suspects pulled guns on officers. That’s up almost 45 percent from 18 instances in 2014, according to SLED numbers, the State reports.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/news/local/article60255371.html#storylink=cpy


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UncleMike @ 2/16/2016 6:11 PM

This is the behavior that can be expected when some of the "leaders" in this country, and the Liberal Press, tell the weak minded members of the Public that Police Officers are the enemy.

RICHARD ISAACS @ 2/16/2016 6:16 PM

LETS NOT FORGET THAT THE MAJORITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS SHARE THE SAME DNA.

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