That the mother of a man or woman shot dead by a police officer should be distraught is obvious enough.

However, this striking video highlights the fact that everyone involved in a fatal police shooting is scarred for life - not only the victim and their family, but the police officer and theirs too.

Launched in the wake of a number of deaths from police shootings in the US, the #AsAMotherSpeakOut campaign seeks to spark a wider debate about placing lethal force in the hands of police officers.

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