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WSJ: Many police-related deaths not counted in federal record




Protesters and police clash in front of LAPD Headquarters as people react to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who had shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. The shooting ignited nationwide calls to talk about police procedures and the use of deadly force. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Protesters and police clash in front of LAPD Headquarters as people react to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who had shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. The shooting ignited nationwide calls to talk about police procedures and the use of deadly force. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, hundreds of incidents where the police used deadly force and killed someone are not accounted for on any kind of federal record. 

Many feel that the implications are that its impossible to know exactly how many people were killed by the police each year. 

Alex Cohen talks with Rob Barry, investigative reporter with the Wall Street Journal.