Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Colorado

Colorado has a population of 5,531,141. In the year 2020, 42 people were killed by police in Colorado, that number increased 2.44% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #20 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #6 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 21.42 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 3.92%. You are 15.16 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Colorado.

Colorado

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 48
  • 32
  • 16
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 5,531,141
Black Population 216,732
Black Population % 3.92%
White Population 3,778,212
White Population % 68.31%
Hispanic Population 1,184,794
Hispanic Population % 21.42%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 227
Blacks killed by police 23
Whites killed by police 104
Hispanics killed by police 71
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 397.2 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 452.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 9.6%
Most dangerous city Pueblo