Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Louisiana

Louisiana has a population of 4,663,616. In the year 2020, 23 people were killed by police in Louisiana, that number increased 15.0% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #6 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #13 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 32.0 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 5.04%. You are 7.85 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 27
  • 18
  • 9
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 4,663,616
Black Population 1,492,230
Black Population % 32.0%
White Population 2,744,265
White Population % 58.84%
Hispanic Population 234,920
Hispanic Population % 5.04%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 149
Blacks killed by police 82
Whites killed by police 50
Hispanics killed by police 5
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 537.5 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 942.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 16.6%
Most dangerous city Opelousas