Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Utah

Utah has a population of 3,045,350. In the year 2020, 17 people were killed by police in Utah, that number increased 41.67% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #39 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #22 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 13.86 percent of the population followed by Asians at 2.26%. You are 33.9 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Utah.

Utah

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 18
  • 12
  • 6
  • 0
7 18 11 9 6 18 12 17
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 3,045,350
Black Population 33,713
Black Population % 1.11%
White Population 2,394,238
White Population % 78.62%
Hispanic Population 422,123
Hispanic Population % 13.86%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 81
Blacks killed by police 8
Whites killed by police 55
Hispanics killed by police 13
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 233.1 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 292.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 9.0%
Most dangerous city South Salt Lake