Fatal Encounters

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


The data is available for download right here, folks! Just go under File > Download as > and pick your format. The Google Sheet has many formulas on it, so we’ve found it’s best to download as a csv and then open it in Excel. It wouldn’t hurt any to read our caveats here, though.


This is from an awesome outfit called Numeracy. They’ve been very helpful enabling us to clarify our data visually. See how you can click the header to get insights on the side? There’s a better place to view this data, here.