Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Virginia

Virginia has a population of 8,413,774. In the year 2020, 16 people were killed by police in Virginia, that number increased 45.45% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #47 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #39 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 18.81 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 9.17%. You are 4.78 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Virginia.

Virginia

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 24
  • 16
  • 8
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 8,413,774
Black Population 1,582,421
Black Population % 18.81%
White Population 5,233,111
White Population % 62.2%
Hispanic Population 771,177
Hispanic Population % 9.17%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 124
Blacks killed by police 53
Whites killed by police 52
Hispanics killed by police 7
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 200.0 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 560.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 10.7%
Most dangerous city Portsmounth