Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Missouri

Missouri has a population of 6,090,062. In the year 2020, 34 people were killed by police in Missouri, that number decreased 2.86% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #8 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #12 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 11.49 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 4.09%. You are 15.11 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Missouri.

Missouri

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 33
  • 22
  • 11
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 6,090,062
Black Population 699,730
Black Population % 11.49%
White Population 4,848,330
White Population % 79.61%
Hispanic Population 249,105
Hispanic Population % 4.09%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 196
Blacks killed by police 74
Whites killed by police 95
Hispanics killed by police 5
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 502.1 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 687.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 13.2%
Most dangerous city St. Louis