Tennessee has a population of 6,651,089.
In the year 2020, 27 people were killed by police in Tennessee, that number decreased 18.18% over the previous year.
The state ranks in the #3 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #21 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 16.65 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 5.3%.
You are 5.29 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Tennessee.