Tia Williams, left, and her daughter Aissa create a display on the street outside the Minnesota governor's official residence Thursday, July 7, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn., as people gathered to protest the shooting death of Philando Castile by police.

US Police Have Killed Nearly 9,000 Civilians Since 9/11

One analyst suggested in 2012 that Americans are eight times more likely to be killed by a cop than a terrorist. But that estimate is probably low because police departments don’t have to disclose details on police killings and the U.S. government doesn’t formally track them.

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