Latest from John Sullivan
These deaths of black Americans since 2014 have led to heightened scrutiny of police and questions about institutional racism.
  • Jun 8, 2020
The Post has documented 5,400 fatal shootings by police since the start of 2015.
  • Jun 8, 2020
Federal spending to ready hospitals for health emergencies is a fraction of what has been spent on overall preparedness for bioterrorism, pandemics and other health hazards.
  • May 2, 2020
Frustrated by the federal government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, state and local officials took steps on their own to protect their communities.
  • Mar 29, 2020
The unchanged annual toll may be explained by basic theory of probability, experts say.
  • Feb 12, 2019
But police departments are on pace to kill 1,000 for the fourth year in a row, a Washington Post database shows.
  • May 7, 2018
For the third year in a row, the number killed by law enforcement was virtually unchanged.
  • Jan 6, 2018
The attorney says mistakes by departments have helped him win back jobs for 22 officers.
  • Nov 23, 2017
Fewer unarmed people have been killed in 2017, but fatal shootings are on track for 1,000.
  • Jul 1, 2017
Families of those killed encounter policies ranging from a wall of silence to quick disclosure.
  • Apr 1, 2016