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Fox, James Alan and Marianne W. Zawitz. 2010 ‘Trends in Justifiable Homicide by Police and Citizens 1995-2005.’ Homicide Trends in the United States, p. 173. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 25 January

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Trends in justifiable homicide by police and citizens

Number of justifiable homicides

Year: By Citizen - By Police - Total (1)

2005: 192 - 343 - 535
2004: 219 - 368 - 587
2003: 245 - 371 - 616
2002: 233 - 341 - 574
2001: 221 - 378 - 599
2000: 164 - 309 - 473
1999: 192 - 308 - 500
1998: 196 - 367 - 563
1997: 277 - 369 - 646
1996: 261 - 356 - 617
1995: 268 - 389 - 657

1) Total calculated by GunPolicy.org.

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-2005.

ID: Q6808

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