Chart of People Killed by Police in the US
In 2018 in the United States, 996 people were killed by police, including: 399 White people, 209 Black people and 148 Hispanic people.
In 2019, 1,004 were killed by police including: 370 White people, 235 Black people, and 158 Hispanic people.
As of August 30, 2020, 661 people have been killed by police, including: 242 White people, 123 Black people, and 80 Hispanic people.
The Root; www.theroot.com/here-s-how-many-people-police-killed-in-2019-we-think-1841183889
"Risk of being killed by police use of force in the United States by age, race–ethnicity, and sex", August 20, 2019; doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1821204116
Tags: deaths caused by police in the united states, risk of death caused by police, deaths caused by police by race, black people killed by police in the united states, racial inequality, people killed by police in the us, wealth-inequality
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