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Cop demonstrates NOT KILLING a man attempting ‘Suicide by Cop'

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According to new research on police murders in 2021 conducted by the people at PoliceViolenceReport.org, the majority of police killings occur in response to calls where no crime occurred or when the person is accused of committing a non-violent infraction. "The majority of deaths occurred as a result of police reacting to non-violent acts or circumstances in which no crime was registered," the study adds. Police have repeatedly shown their inability to deal with mental health concerns. Since 2015, police in the United States has murdered over 1,400 persons who were suffering from a mental health crisis. Many of these individuals had never been charged with a crime prior to police arrival. Fortunately, a video released this week by Cook County demonstrates that the training is having an effect. The manner in which police interfered in the video below was so professional and successful that the subject of the film — a police officer attempting suicide — actually requested that