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Jacob Blake: Police officer in Kenosha shooting named

Sarah Best

4th September 2020

Last week after days of unrest in Kenosha in Wisconsin, an unarmed man Jacob Blake was shot in the back seven times by a police officer.

It is alleged that as Mr Blake opened his car door, the police officer shot him. It is believed that his children witnessed the shooting. Mr Blake survived and is currently in hospital. There have been further protests since the event.

This article could be used for the Crime and Deviance unit (ethnicity and policing).

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.


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