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Mourners raise their fists during a night rally in honor of Alton Sterling outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, La., on July 11. Sterling was one of several men killed in police shootings this year. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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In 2016, Violence Pervaded Policing On Both Ends Of The Gun

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Speaking at the White House, President Obama called for unity after the killing of police officers in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday. Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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French fire brigade members aid an injured individual near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris. Christian Hartman/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Police investigate the scene of a shooting at 75th Street and Stewart Avenue on Saturday in Chicago. At least 50 people were shot in the city, nine of them fatally, in a wave of violence over the Fourth of July weekend. E. Jason Wambsgans/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Mindy Corporon speaks during a news conference, flanked by Will Corporon (left) and Tony Corporon, at their church in Leawood, Kan., on Monday. Their father, Dr. William Corporon, and Mindy Corporon's 14-year-old son were killed during Sunday's shooting at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kan. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, is accused of killing three people Sunday in Kansas City. He allegedly attacked them at a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement facility. Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff's Office hide caption

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Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff's Office