Mapping US police killings of Black Americans

Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans to be killed by police officers.

Between 2013 and 2019, police in the United States killed 7,666 people,

according to data compiled by Mapping Police Violence, a research and advocacy group. On May 25, 2020 at 9:25pm (02:25 GMT, May 26), George Floyd, a 46-year-old resident of Minnesota, became yet another victim of police brutality as he was killed in police custody while unarmed. Floyd's death has prompted thousands of protesters to march in cities around the country demanding justice and an end to police violence.

Where black people are most disproportionately killed by police

Black Americans are 2.5 times as likely as white Americans to be shot and killed by police officers.

Number of black people killed (2013-2019)

Disproportion rate (killings adjusted for population)

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