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U.S. Police Killed at Least 1,232 People in 2023

HeadlineJan 10, 2024

U.S. police forces killed over 1,200 people in 2023, making last year the deadliest for murders at the hands of law enforcement in at least a decade. That’s according to data from the group Mapping Police Violence, which showed an average of about three people killed by police daily. This includes the fatal beating of 29-year-old Black father Tyre Nichols in Memphis, who died one year ago today, after being assaulted by officers from the elite SCORPION unit during a traffic stop.

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