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Last year was the deadliest on record for police killings in the United States. According to a Washington Post database, law enforcement officers shot and killed 1,096 people in 2022. And that’s likely an understatement. According to Abdul Nasser Rad, a research director at Campaign Zero, the Post ​“only captures incidents where a police officer discharges their firearm and the More

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