FBI Director James B. Comey has rejected as inaccurate Americans’ information about the prevalent use of force by US police against the black people.
Comey’s remarks on Sunday came in spite of massive protests all across the United States over police fatal shootings of African Americans.
“It is a narrative that has formed, in the absence of good information and in the absence of actual data, and it is this: Biased police are killing black men at epidemic rates,” Comey told the International Association of Chiefs of Police on Sunday at the group’s annual conference in San Diego.
“That is the narrative. It is a narrative driven by video images of real misconduct, possible misconduct, and perceived misconduct,” he said.