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Russell Webster

Russell Webster

Criminal Justice & substance misuse expert and author of this blog.

Just how many people do US police shoot dead?

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The invaluable Statista website recently published the damning infographic below showing that, allowing for the difference in population, you are 100 times more likely to be shot dead by a police officer in the US than the UK.

Police shootings across the world

After all the recent coverage of white police officers killing black suspects in the USA, you might be interested to know just how common fatal shootings by police are in different countries around the world.

The invaluable Statista website recently published the damning infographic below showing that, allowing for the difference in population, you are 100 times more likely to be shot dead by a police officer in the US than the UK.
Infographic: Police shootings in perspective | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista

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