TBI reveals 2022 Tennessee deaths by law enforcement

TENNESSEE (WDEF) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a study that details deaths by law enforcement during 2022.

The report reveals that there were 28 deadly use-of-force incidents in Tennessee during 2022.

It also highlights that white subjects account for 60% of those killed during deadly use-of-force incidents. Black/African American subjects account for 35% in that category.

Additionally, 19 of these occurred on a highway, road, alley, sidewalk or street, and six took place within a residence.

The information comes from incidents submitted through Tennessee law enforcement agencies.

The TBI said their data is divided into three categories: deadly use-of-force incidents, arrest-related non-forcible deaths and deaths in custody.

The full report is available for review on TBI’s website, at tbi.pub/reports.

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