Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Washington

Washington has a population of 7,294,336. In the year 2020, 34 people were killed by police in Washington, that number decreased 17.07% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #28 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #15 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 12.5 percent of the population followed by Asians at 8.25%. You are 13.76 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Washington.

Washington

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 39
  • 26
  • 13
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 7,294,336
Black Population 259,482
Black Population % 3.56%
White Population 5,039,208
White Population % 69.08%
Hispanic Population 911,573
Hispanic Population % 12.5%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 217
Blacks killed by police 25
Whites killed by police 115
Hispanics killed by police 29
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 311.5 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 336.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 10.3%
Most dangerous city Tacoma