Number of people shot to death by the police in the United States in 2017-2018, as of October, by race This statistic shows the number of people shot to death by the U.S. police in 2017 and 2018
This statistic shows the number of people shot to death by the U.S. police in 2017 and 2018, distinguished by gender. In 2017, the U.S. police shot 940 men and 45 women to death. Show more
Fatal police shootings of unarmed people have significantly declined, experts say May 3, 2018 Nationwide, police shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in 2017 Jan. 6, 2018 Number of fatal shootings
Claim: Police shootings kill more white Americans than black Americans.
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The Washington Post is compiling information on people shot by police in 2015, including their race and whether they were armed. Of the 867 deaths the paper has logged so far, and for which there was information on race, 27.1% were black, 17.9% Latino, 51.1% non-Latino white, and 1.4% Asian.
The Washington Post data for 2015 indicates that there were 38 unarmed Black people (compared to 32 unarmed Whites) killed by police in the US, the Guardian reports 79 unarmed Black people (compared to 103 unarmed Whites) killed by police.
Police nationwide shot and killed 492 people in the first six months of this year, a number nearly identical to the count for the same period in each of the prior two years.
of the people shot and killed by police had fled from officers. of the people shot and killed by police were men . Body-worn police cameras were known to be recording in fatal police shootings.