Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Alabama

Alabama has a population of 4,864,680. In the year 2020, 18 people were killed by police in Alabama, that number increased 38.46% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #7 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #18 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 26.43 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 4.18%. You are 5.89 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Alabama.

Alabama

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 24
  • 16
  • 8
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 4,864,680
Black Population 1,285,737
Black Population % 26.43%
White Population 3,196,730
White Population % 65.71%
Hispanic Population 203,146
Hispanic Population % 4.18%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 138
Blacks killed by police 53
Whites killed by police 74
Hispanics killed by police 0
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 519.6 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 626.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 16.8%
Most dangerous city Anniston