If you are an American man between the ages of 25 and 29, you might serve yourself well by avoiding police officers. According to updated statistics, being killed by a police officer is now the 6th leading cause of death for this age group, giving us a much clearer picture of how bad this problem has really gotten in the United States. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced