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NYPD use of lethal force plummets, report says
Earlier this week, we ran a story detailing that -- despite the recent headline-grabbing cases in the Hudson Valley -- police use of lethal force has dropped.
Nowhere has that been truer than in New York City. The NYPD has issued annual reports on its officers' use of force every year since 1971. That year, city cops shot and killed 93 people. That number dropped to 8 in 2010, according...