A step toward creating an impartial, comprehensive, and searchable national database of people killed during interactions with law enforcement.

  • Our visualizations

This is a Tableau visualization today, July 8, 2017. We have 20,037 records and estimate the database, going back to January 1, 2000, is about 92 percent complete.



Here’s a map using FatalEncounters data that shows where people are killed, overlayered on a map that shows poverty levels. No surprises, but I don’t think this has ever been proven before. Zoom out to find your locale.