One of the nation's largest law enforcement organizations has released what it's calling their most comprehensive data on their use of force incidents.
FOX's Jessica Rosenthal reports:
The LAPD has shot at 223 people between 2011 and 2015. 77 people they shot at were black, that makes up 35% of incidents, though the city's population is only 9% African American. But the LAPD emphasized of the 1.5 million times officers had contact with the public last year, force was only used .13% of the time.
The numbers were released as protesters packed into the L.A. Police Commission meeting Tuesday morning to commemorate the fatal police shooting of a mentally ill black man one year ago.
Looking at last year's numbers alone, far more mentally ill were shot at than the year before, and of 38 times force was used last year, 19 people shot at were carrying a weapon.
Jessica Rosenthal, FOX News.