Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Wyoming

Wyoming has a population of 581,836. In the year 2020, 3 people were killed by police in Wyoming, that number increased 50.0% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #43 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #11 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 9.79 percent of the population followed by Native Americans at 2.19%.

Wyoming

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 6
  • 4
  • 2
  • 0
1 3 6 2 1 4 2 3
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 581,836
Black Population 5,149
Black Population % 0.88%
White Population 489,559
White Population % 84.14%
Hispanic Population 56,966
Hispanic Population % 9.79%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 19
Blacks killed by police 0
Whites killed by police 12
Hispanics killed by police 2
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 212.2 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 560.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 11.1%
Most dangerous city Cheyenne