Mapping Police Violence in Louisiana
Louisiana is experiencing an epidemic of police violence that disproportionately impacts people of color. The ACLU of Louisiana’s Justice Lab conducted a research project to map police violence around the state. This data confirms that parishes in Louisiana show a pattern of racial disparity in police killings – one that disproportionately affects Black people. Use the interactive map below to see how police violence impacts your community.
Methodology: Data on police killings is sourced from Mapping Police Violence. The demographic data is sourced from the Census Bureau, and is classified as open data. Data validation and visualization provided with the support of the Analysis Group