Another incomplete study of arrest-related deaths
“You could tell me how many people, the absolute number, bought a book on Amazon. It’s ridiculous I can’t tell you how many people were shot by police in this country last week, last year, the last decade. It’s ridiculous.”
- James Comey, former FBI director, February 12, 2015
In 2015 the FBI's annual count of homicides by police in the United States, depending on local authorities voluntarily submitting their numbers, ended at 442. In the same year the Guardian's open-source based data collecting system, The Counted, concluded that 1146 people had been killed.
This is a collection of photographs recorded in the United States at exact places where one or more people have been killed by police. More than half of the cases are likely to be unknown to the U.S. Government.