Special Report

Cities Where Police Shoot the Most People

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25. Fresno, CA
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 19
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 6.1 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 36.8% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 21.1% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: N/A
> Population: 522,277

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24. San Jose, CA
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 20
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 3.3 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 35.0% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 30.0% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 438.4 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 1.0 million

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23. Orlando, FL
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 21
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 13.0 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 57.1% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 23.8% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 738.4 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 275,690

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22. Mesa, AZ
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 22
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 7.6 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 59.1% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 13.6% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 376.9 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 491,194

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21. Louisville, KY
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 23
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 6.2 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 52.2% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 13.0% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 686.9 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 617,032

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