Do police officers have a shorter life expectancy than the general public?

Posted on AllSides June 9th, 2021
From The Left

After the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of Black resident George Floyd, Chauvin’s attorney asked the judge for a more lenient sentence than the official guidelines would suggest.

In a motion filed June 2, attorney Eric Nelson sought to have Judge Peter Cahill sentence Chauvin to probation plus the time he’s already served in prison awaiting trial or, failing that, a shorter sentence than would be suggested by the guidelines.

One of the justifications Nelson cited in his motion caught the eye of a PolitiFact reader....

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