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Of 54 police officers who were charged for fatally shooting someone in the line of duty over the past decade, what portion of the resolved cases resulted in acquittals or dropped charges?

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Per a 2015 Washington Post investigation, "Of the 54 officers who were charged for fatally shooting someone while on duty over the past decade, 35 have had their cases resolved. Of those, a majority - 21 officers - were acquitted or saw their charges dropped." This amounts to 60%.

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