chart comparing the rates of police killings in the U.S. with 9 other wealthy nations. The U.S. rate of 33.5 per 10 million people is over 3 times higher than the next-highest rate, which is 9.8 per 10 million people in Canada

Data Source: Data compiled by the Prison Policy Initiative from news sources, government reports, and advocacy groups. Data from the U.S., the Netherlands, England and Wales, and Iceland are from 2019. Data from Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Japan, and Norway are from 2018, and data from Canada are from 2017. For details, see: www.prisonpolicy.org//blog/2020/06/05/policekillings/. (Graph: Alexi Jones & Wendy Sawyer, 2020)

This graph originally appeared in Not just “a few bad apples”: U.S. police kill civilians at much higher rates than other countries.

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