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

Posted on AllSides June 9th, 2021
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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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