Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in New York

New York has a population of 19,618,453. In the year 2020, 24 people were killed by police in New York, that number decreased 11.11% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #25 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #49 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 18.89 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 14.32%. You are 3.61 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of New York.

New York

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 27
  • 18
  • 9
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 19,618,453
Black Population 2,808,679
Black Population % 14.32%
White Population 10,959,534
White Population % 55.86%
Hispanic Population 3,705,588
Hispanic Population % 18.89%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 155
Blacks killed by police 71
Whites killed by police 53
Hispanics killed by police 19
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 350.5 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 314.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 13.6%
Most dangerous city Newburgh