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Violent killings by Utah police outpace deaths by gangs, drug dealers and child abusers

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If you live in Utah, you are more likely to be killed by police than gangs, drug dealers or child abusers.

The Salt Lake Tribune recently reviewed records for 300 violent deaths over a five year period, and found that deaths from police violence were the second most common type of killing after intimate partner violence in Utah.

Records showed that law enforcement officers were responsible for 15 percent of the violent deaths by killing 45 people since 2010....