Public Safety Officers

Police Use of Force, by Civilian Race & Ethnicity

Incidents & Injuries per 100,000

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties

Data Source:

California Department of Justice

United States Census, American Community Survey


Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data are from the California Department of Justice, and include Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties. Racial and ethnic groups apply to the civilians involved in the incident, and are alone or in combination with one another. Injuries exclude those listed as caused by a prior condition. Population data by race and ethnicity used to calculate per capita values were from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates (for 2017-2019, and 2021) and 5-Year Estimates (for 2020).

Racial and ethnic groups are alone or in combination with another.

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