Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Illinois

Illinois has a population of 12,821,497. In the year 2020, 13 people were killed by police in Illinois, that number decreased 23.53% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #19 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #41 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 16.96 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 14.01%. You are 7.64 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Illinois.

Illinois

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 33
  • 22
  • 11
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 12,821,497
Black Population 1,796,057
Black Population % 14.01%
White Population 7,894,286
White Population % 61.57%
Hispanic Population 2,174,842
Hispanic Population % 16.96%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 181
Blacks killed by police 96
Whites killed by police 49
Hispanics killed by police 21
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 404.1 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 418.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 12.1%
Most dangerous city Danville