Officer Involved Shootings (OIS) Dashboard

Contextual Statistics

In all of the interactions SPD officers have with the public, including responding to a significant number of reports of shots fired, officer involved shootings occur rarely.

Category201020112012201320142015
Citywide Population Estimates (Washington Office of Financial Management) 608,660 612,100 616,500 626,600 640,500 662,400
SPD 9-1-1 Calls 734,111 744,467 771,342 794,105 853,885 866,612
Part I Person and Property Crime (FBI UCR Offense Table 8) 36,701 35,456 35,677 39,641 44,650 41,847
Shots Fired* N/A N/A 296 255 314 388
Officer Involved Shooting Incidents 6 2 4 7 9 3



*Shots fired include fatal and non-fatal firearm injuries and evidence of, or eyewitness to, a non-injury firearm-related incident. Self-inflicted and officer-involved shooting are not included. Report inception: 2012.