All People Killed During Police Interaction Since 2015

This is an update to the map, Killed By The Police In The United States. I think the two main issues with the last map was that it was difficult to interpret the data on a small screens, and that I didn’t include data on officers killed in the line of duty. If you would like further details, please read the details below the viz.

Notes: Originally, I only used the Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize winning police shooting database. For this viz, I added the data from the officer down memorial page compiled on Wikipedia.  The police data set is still limited. It wasn’t created to be equal to the WaPo’s data set so the location, personal, and how they were killed is more limited. Click here to get the new combined data set.

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