Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Texas

Texas has a population of 27,885,195. In the year 2020, 93 people were killed by police in Texas, that number decreased 17.7% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #17 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #26 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 39.17 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 11.72%. You are 6.95 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Texas.

Texas

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 111
  • 74
  • 37
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 27,885,195
Black Population 3,269,253
Black Population % 11.72%
White Population 11,807,263
White Population % 42.34%
Hispanic Population 10,921,556
Hispanic Population % 39.17%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 711
Blacks killed by police 159
Whites killed by police 259
Hispanics killed by police 218
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 410.9 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 746.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 14.9%
Most dangerous city Bellmead