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Racial breakdown of crime and people killed by police in US - Interesting facts Watch

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    For your convenience.

    Killed by police in 2015 (from The Guardian database)

    All deaths (1146 total)
    Non-Hispanic white: 581 (50.7%)
    Black: 306 (26.7%)
    Hispanic: 195 (17%)
    Other: 64 (5.6%)

    All unarmed (229 total)
    Non-Hispanic white: 103 (45%) - ever hear about any of these?
    Black: 79 (34.5%)
    Hispanic: 36 (15.7%)
    Other: 11 (4.8%)

    Shot unarmed (111 total)
    Non-Hispanic white: 47 (42.3%)
    Black: 40 (36%)
    Hispanic: 21 (18.9%)
    Other: 3 (2.7%)

    Crime in 2013 by arrest % (from FBI database)

    Murder and non-negligent manslaughter
    Non-Hispanic and Hispanic white: 45.3 %
    Black: 52.2 %
    Other: 2.5%

    Possession/carrying of a weapon
    Non-Hispanic and Hispanic white: 58.2%
    Black: 39.8%
    Other: 2%

    Robbery
    Non-Hispanic and Hispanic white: 41.9%
    Black: 56.4%
    Other: 1.7%

    Aggravated Assault
    Non-Hispanic and Hispanic white: 62.9%
    Black: 33.9%
    Other: 3.2%

    Top 5 US cities by violent crime rate in 2014 (FBI database)

    1. Detroit, MI (82.7% black, 7.8% NH white, 6.8% Hispanic)
    2. Memphis, TN (63.3% black, 27.5% NH white, 6.5% Hispanic)
    3. Oakland, CA (28% black, 25.9% NH white, 25.3% Hispanic)
    4. St. Louis, MS (49.2% black, 42.2% NH white, 3.5% Hispanic)
    5. Milwaukee, WI (40% black, 37% NH white, 17.3% Hispanic)

    US Population demographics

    Non-Hispanic white: 63.7%
    Black: 12.2%
    Hispanic: 16.3%
    Other: 7.8%
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    Additional information:

    Race of known offenders in the felonious killing of US police officers (2005 - 2014) is as follows:

    Non-Hispanic and Hispanic white: 54.5%
    Black: 42.2%
    Other: 3.3%
    (n=607)

    Sources: FBI, 2014; FBI, 2015
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    It's almost like there is a connection between crime numbers and interaction with the police.
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    Yh but white people don't care about other whites that commit crime, but black people seem to care about black people that have committed crime, no matter what it be, it's their tribal/gang mentality.
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    Interesting. USA should concentrate on increasing the IQ of the bottom 10-20% that would radically lower crime rates. But the US is a right wing cess pit and hence won't do much.

    Racism is still a real issue in the states and even Canada especially for Blacks. After slavery the black community was decimated no real help was offered.
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    (Original post by IronicalMan)
    Yh but white people don't care about other whites that commit crime, but black people seem to care about black people that have committed crime, no matter what it be, it's their tribal/gang mentality.
    After reading your post, I have caught AIDS.
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    So basically blacks are killed by cops in proportion to their interaction with police as:

    1. They live in cities
    2. They live (or create?) crime full cities.

    They also kill cops in proportion to their interaction with police. Oh and yes, you don't really hear about stories like this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwytoxMuk4U

    ...as Obama etc. don't care about whites.
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    You're talking so much rubbish
    (Original post by IronicalMan)
    Yh but white people don't care about other whites that commit crime, but black people seem to care about black people that have committed crime, no matter what it be, it's their tribal/gang mentality.
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    What other country in the developed world has over 1000 citizens killed by police per year? Hell, how many even get close to 100?

    Then you throw in the 11,000 or so people murdered by guns each year.

    The USA has got a serious problem with the way it fetishizes violence and guns.
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    (Original post by Quantex)
    What other country in the developed world has over 1000 citizens killed by police per year? Hell, how many even get close to 100?

    Then you throw in the 11,000 or so people murdered by guns each year.

    The USA has got a serious problem with the way it fetishizes violence and guns.
    99.9% of them deserve to get killed, who cares.

    Also, a large chunk of the deaths each year are related to gang violence, again, who cares.
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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    99.9% of them deserve to get killed, who cares.

    Also, a large chunk of the deaths each year are related to gang violence, again, who cares.
    Of the two most recent high profile shootings, Philander Castile and Alton Sterling, there is nothing convincing to suggest that they deserved to be killed. That is already less than your 99.9% figure for 569 killings in 2016.

    As for who cares. There are the mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, partners, friends, etc. that lose someone they love. There are the innocent people who happen to be standing in the wrong place at the wrong time. There are the communities blighted by gun and gang violence. There are the police going onto their shift knowing it may be their last because someone pulls a gun on them. So, yeah, lots of people care because lots of people suffer.
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    As it can be seen, there is a serious discrepancy between the actual demographics of civilians killed by police and what we tend to see in the media. Ask yourselves how many of the unarmed whites and Hispanics killed last year that you actually heard about.

    Cases that happen to become popular on social media and in the news are not necessarily an accurate representation of the real state of affairs.

    I also find it ironic that blacks are more likely to kill police than police are to kill blacks (proportionally speaking).
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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    99.9% of them deserve to get killed, who cares.

    Also, a large chunk of the deaths each year are related to gang violence, again, who cares.
    Seeing as you clearly have a flagrant disregard for human life have you considered the economic harm of having so many people killed?


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    (Original post by Underscore__)
    Seeing as you clearly have a flagrant disregard for human life have you considered the economic harm of having so many people killed?


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    Most of them are not economic contributors and are takers from the system, so yes, the economy actually benefits.
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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    Most of them are not economic contributors and are takers from the system, so yes, the economy actually benefits.
    What do they take? I doubt many crack dealers are taking from the fabulously generous welfare system. When they die it costs police, medical and legal resources. Each murder in the US is estimated to cost $17m


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    (Original post by Underscore__)
    What do they take? I doubt many crack dealers are taking from the fabulously generous welfare system. When they die it costs police, medical and legal resources. Each murder in the US is estimated to cost $17m


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    They still benefit from benefits in kind (the thing that leftists pretend don't exist / forget about), e.g. the fire service, also, the crack dealers can still get money fro the welfare system, they don't declare their money obviously.

    You are really clutching at straws if you think that unemployed / low paid people are helping the nations finances.
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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    They still benefit from benefits in kind (the thing that leftists pretend don't exist / forget about), e.g. the fire service, also, the crack dealers can still get money fro the welfare system, they don't declare their money obviously.

    You are really clutching at straws if you think that unemployed / low paid people are helping the nations finances.
    That's your argument, drug dealers cost the country money because they have access to the fire service? I didn't say they help the countries finances but murders have a cost. The FBI themselves have said each murder costs the country around $17m


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    You also forgot that unarmed does not mean walking about doing nothing, with over a third of cases having the deceased actively assaulting the police, significant numbers of cases of trying to escape the police, cases of bystanders being hit by stray bullets during stings, and accidental discharges of weapons. Not to mention people being unarmed but behaving like they are armed.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/graph...ice-shootings/
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    You also forgot that unarmed does not mean walking about doing nothing, with over a third of cases having the deceased actively assaulting the police, significant numbers of cases of trying to escape the police, cases of bystanders being hit by stray bullets during stings, and accidental discharges of weapons. Not to mention people being unarmed but behaving like they are armed.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/graph...ice-shootings/
    I am aware of that.

    But it's quite enlightening reading through the cases and seeing the number of white people dying under similar circumstances to blacks, but see nowhere near the same level of media furor.

    Even with papers such as The Washington Post and The Guardian, the figures for black people are very often the first and only they show in their articles. You actually have to go digging for the complete stats. It's as though having the white deaths upfront might threaten their narrative a little.
 
 
 
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