Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Arizona

Arizona has a population of 6,946,685. In the year 2020, 45 people were killed by police in Arizona, that number increased 21.62% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #10 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #4 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 31.14 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 4.13%. You are 15.45 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Arizona.

Arizona

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 66
  • 44
  • 22
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 6,946,685
Black Population 286,614
Black Population % 4.13%
White Population 3,825,886
White Population % 55.07%
Hispanic Population 2,163,312
Hispanic Population % 31.14%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 341
Blacks killed by police 31
Whites killed by police 142
Hispanics killed by police 115
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 474.9 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 740.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 14.0%
Most dangerous city Tucson