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Tulsa Police Major: We’re Shooting African Americans 24% Less Than We Ought to Be

HeadlineJun 15, 2020

A Tulsa police major is coming under fire after denying systemic racism in the police force and saying African Americans probably should be shot more. Listen carefully: This is Major Travis Yates in an interview with KFAQ.

Maj. Travis Yates: “All of the research says we’re shooting African Americans about 24% less than we probably ought to be, based on the crimes being committed.”

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