The table below shows the number of people who have died as a result of police shootings in England & Wales since 1990, grouped by calendar year (January-December). INQUEST’s figures are derived from our monitoring and casework and are independent of those produced by the Home Office and other government agencies.

Fatal Police Shootings (England & Wales) 1990-date
Year Metropolitan Police Other Forces Total
2017 4 1 6
2016 0 4 4
2015 2 1 3
2014 1 0 1
2013 0 0 0
2012 0 1 1
2011 1 1 2
2010 0 1 1
2009 0 2 2
2008 2 1 3
2007 3 2 5
2006 1 0 1
2005 2 4 6
2004 1 1 2
2003 1 1 2
2002 0 2 2
2001 2 2 4
2000 1 1 2
1999 1 2 3
1998 0 2 2
1997 0 0 0
1996 1 1 2
1995 1 1 2
1994 0 1 1
1993 2 1 3
1992 1 2 3
1991 0 3 3
1990 1 1 2
Total: 28 40 68

Source: INQUEST casework and monitoring.

INQUEST’s figures are derived from our monitoring and casework and are independent of those produced by the Home Office and other government agencies.