Fact: Recent estimates of police shootings estimate over 1000 citizens killed annually.
Fact: The last time the FBI released statistics on police killings was in 2009. The count was approximately 400. The release of statistics has since stopped due to reliability issues.
Fact: There is no national tracking system for this data, and there is no national data available on non-lethal shootings by police officers.
Fact: According to the FBI, 44 police officers were lethally shot in 2012, with an additional four more killed in the line of duty.
Source: How many police shootings a year? No one knows, Washington Post