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2021 saw record number of fatal police shootings, despite hundreds of new oversight bills

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A makeshift memorial is seen Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn., near the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer during a traffic stop. (Morry Gash/AP)
A makeshift memorial is seen Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn., near the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer during a traffic stop. (Morry Gash/AP)

Police shot and killed 1,055 people in the U.S. in 2021, a record for police killings even in the wake of George Floyd's murder and a pandemic.

Host Celeste Headlee speaks with Marisa Iati, a reporter at The Washington Post, about their efforts tracking these killings.

This segment aired on February 14, 2022.

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