statistics

Police

KILLINGS

FROM 2007 WE HAVE BEEN RECORDING ALL THE LOST VOICES AND HERE IS A BRIEF SUMMARY FOR YOU TO THINK ABOUT

ENFORCED

DISAPPEARANCES

POLICE KILLINGS IN 2022

Missing Voices verified  130 cases of police killings and enforced disappearance between January and October.  

Of these 119 were cases of police killings while 11 were enforced disappearance.  

Of the 11, one person was later found alive 10 are still disappeared.

***Data on cases of enforced disappearances may change when the victims are found or confirmed dead

POLICE KILLINGS IN 2021

According to our data, 219 People have been killed by the police or disappeared in 2021.
Out of the number, 187 were as a result of police killings and 32 disappeared in police custody.

***Data on cases of enforced disappearances may change when the victims are found or confirmed dead

POLICE KILLINGS IN 2020

According to our data, 168 People have been killed by the police or disappeared in 2020.

Out of this number, 158 were as a result of police killings and 10 disappeared in police custody. 

***Data on cases of enforced disappearances may change when the victims are found or confirmed dead

POLICE KILLINGS IN 2019

According to our data, 145 People have been killed by the police or disappeared in 2019.

***Data on cases of enforced disappearances may change when the victims are found or confirmed dead

JUSTICE

Of all cases identified only 28 have court prosecution procedures started against them for these cases

Men are most likely to be killed by the police in most cases accounting for 60% of the murders or enforced disappearances

69% of those were Killed during Anti-crime Operations

Anti Crime Operations

Anti Terror Operations

Political demonstrations

Other

Nairobi county accounts for the most deaths by Police and enforced disappearances

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