Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Maryland

Maryland has a population of 6,003,435. In the year 2020, 15 people were killed by police in Maryland, that number decreased 25.0% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #11 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #30 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 29.31 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 9.81%. You are 6.5 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Maryland.

Maryland

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 24
  • 16
  • 8
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 6,003,435
Black Population 1,759,438
Black Population % 29.31%
White Population 3,084,868
White Population % 51.39%
Hispanic Population 588,912
Hispanic Population % 9.81%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 128
Blacks killed by police 80
Whites killed by police 33
Hispanics killed by police 6
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 468.7 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 407.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 9.0%
Most dangerous city Baltimore