Arrest Related Death statistics of civilians in the US 2003-2009, categorised by race

Following the Guardian article in June of this year looking at potential racial bias of police killing unarmed civilians:

Where they found out of 102 unarmed civilians killed, 32% were black, 15% white. 

Black people make up 13% of the US population, and in prisons the ratio of black and white convicts are 1:1.

I looked at statistics from earlier years myself, produced by Bureau of Justice Statistics:

A summary table of the key findings I made from their data:

I found a ratio of 1.9 of black people to white people killed by police under police custody.


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