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Depending on the radical nature of your Facebook friends, you might be barraged with any number of officer-involved shooting videos on a daily basis. I know I do, and I wonder just how bad things have become, or how distorted social media is making them.

In the interest of providing a glimpse of clarity, Texas is now offering incident reporting forms and tracking police officer-involved shootings on a website.

The Office of the Texas Attorney General launched the site to satisfy an Oct. 1 deadline established under House Bill 1036.  Within 30 days of a shooting, Texas law enforcement agencies must submit reports containing basic factual and demographic information. The attorney general must report this information on their website within five days of receiving it.

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An annual report will also be compiled.

“I believe law enforcement’s commitment to transparency by complying with the reporting law will go a long way in strengthening and building trust between police and the people they serve,” said Rep. Eric Johnson of Dallas.

Four reports on shootings have already been listed.

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