List of killings by law enforcement officers in the United States

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Below are lists of people killed by law enforcement in the United States, both on duty and off.

The Washington Post is maintaining a database of police shooting deaths: occasions where a U.S. law enforcement officer shot and killed someone in the line of duty, covering 2015 through the present.

The English newspaper The Guardian has collected and organized in a database reports of killings by U.S. law enforcement officers in 2015 and 2016, and found that they are incorrectly reported in over 50% of the cases. They also found that "the accuracy varied wildly by state, with just 17.6% misclassification in Washington [state], but a startling 100% in Oklahoma."[1]

Percent of each US state's population, ranging as high as 0.00002%, killed by law enforcement officers in the 22 months ending November 8th, 2016

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  1. ^ Lartey, Jamiles (October 11, 2017). "US police killings undercounted by half, study using Guardian data finds". The Guardian. Retrieved February 15, 2018. 

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