OSBI Reports Decline In Officer-Involved Fatal Shootings

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 10:57 am
By: News On 6

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigates reports that fatal officer-involved shootings are down in the state compared to this time last year. There have been 13 shootings by law enforcement officers that resulted in a civilian death, according to a news release.

OSBI reports that a decrease of 43.5 percent compared to 2015.

Four took place in the month of July.

Deaths due to Tasers, car accidents or medical incidents are not included - only deaths involving the use of a service weapon.