Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Nevada

Nevada has a population of 2,922,849. In the year 2020, 26 people were killed by police in Nevada, that number increased 100.0% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #5 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #5 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 28.45 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 8.55%. You are 12.0 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Nevada.

Nevada

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 24
  • 16
  • 8
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 2,922,849
Black Population 249,967
Black Population % 8.55%
White Population 1,458,093
White Population % 49.89%
Hispanic Population 831,597
Hispanic Population % 28.45%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 121
Blacks killed by police 21
Whites killed by police 57
Hispanics killed by police 30
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 541.1 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 584.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 12.9%
Most dangerous city North Las Vegas