Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Alaska

Alaska has a population of 738,516. In the year 2020, 8 people were killed by police in Alaska, that number increased 14.29% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #1 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #3 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Native Americans which represent 14.02 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 6.93%. You are 25.04 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Alaska.

Alaska

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 6
  • 4
  • 2
  • 0
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General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 738,516
Black Population 22,817
Black Population % 3.09%
White Population 450,754
White Population % 61.04%
Hispanic Population 51,186
Hispanic Population % 6.93%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 40
Blacks killed by police 4
Whites killed by police 18
Hispanics killed by police 1
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 885.0 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 343.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 10.9%
Most dangerous city Anchorage