Tracking 21 months of officer-involved shootings

As of July 1, we now have 21 months of reports from law enforcement in Texas on shootings of and by officers. This is thanks to a groundbreaking 2015 law in the Lone Star State that requires the one-page reports, and a tweak to that law in 2017 to fine departments that fail to file their reports. What follows are a few graphics regarding the 386¬†officer-involved shootings (330 by officers, 56 of officers) in Texas over the past 21 months, as reported to the Texas Attorney General’s office. Click through for all three graphics, or view them all here.

Demographics and trends over time:

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