This is a list of people reported killed by non-military law enforcement officers in the United States in February 2021, whether in the line of duty or not, and regardless of reason or method. The listing documents the occurrence of a death, making no implications regarding wrongdoing or justification on the part of the person killed or officer involved. Killings are arranged by date of the incident that caused death. Different death dates, if known, are noted in the description.
The table below lists 12 people.
|Date||Name (age) of deceased||Race||Location||Description|
|2021-02-25||Adam John Lundt (24)||White||West Sacramento, California||24 year old Adam John Lundt was shot and killed by West Sacramento Law Enforcement Officers after stabbing himself in the neck at a Walmart, and then charging responding officers with a knife and a gun.|
|2021-02-25||Dino Raul Morales (28)||Hispanic||Ogden, Utah||Dino Raul Morales, a 28 year old convicted felon was fatally shot by police after leading them on a chase and then brandishing a pistol at them. He had an active warrant for armed robbery, sexual assault, and vehicle theft.|
|2021-02-19||Ryan Shirey (27)||White||Catasauqua, Pennsylvania||Shirey was killed inside his home by officer Joelle Mota after police found him in his basement with an unloaded handgun.|
|2021-02-18||Juan Carter Hernandez (33)||Hispanic||New Wilmington, Pennsylvania||Borough police were called following a 911 call regarding a man assaulting a woman with a blunt instrument behind the house. An officer opened fire after Hernandez continued to beat Chyna Carrillo, a transgender woman originally from Arkansas. Carrillo died after being flown to a hospital, while Hernandez died at the scene.|
|2021-02-13||Daverion Deauntre Kinard (29)||Black||Fontana, California||Police were investigating a burglary when Kinard ran from the scene. According to body cam footage, police chased Kinard until he was found in a portable toilet. An officer shot him after he "began to roll his right hand forward toward the officer, revealing a metallic object", according to police. Kinard was holding a lighter.|
|2021-02-10||Jordan Walton (21)||Black||Austin, Texas||Police were called after a report of black jeep crashing into a house. Soon after, another call was received of someone forcing them into a home. When police arrived they heard a disturbance and forced themselves inside. Jordan Walton then allegedly shot at officers and held a child hostage. He was shot by a SWAT officer.|
|2021-02-08||Joseph Johnson (37)||White||Idaho Falls, Idaho||Police were searching for a man who fled a traffic stop when an officer mistook Johnson for him. An officer shot Johnson, who police say was standing in his own backyard with a gun. The actual suspect was later found in a shed in a different backyard.|
|2021-02-06||Anthony Steven Loia (26)||Hispanic||Long Beach, California||Shot by law enforcement near 1401 Magnolia Ave. |
|2021-02-05||Christopher Hagans (36)||Black||Stratford, Connecticut||Police conducted a traffic stop on Hagans, who was wanted for home invasion and strangulation. Hagans was shot after hitting a police car with his vehicle. A handgun was recovered from his car.|
|2021-02-05||Andrew Hogan (25)||Black||Trotwood, Ohio||Police were called after a report of shoplifting. When police arrived at Hogan's apartment, he allegedly exited holding a knife and was shot.|
|2021-02-05||Josue Drumond-Cruz||Hispanic||High Point, North Carolina||A standoff that started on February 4th ended when Drumond-Cruz was killed by police. Drumond-Cruz had killed a woman and wounded three officers earlier during the standoff.|
|2021-02-04||Jenoah Donald (30)||Black||Hazel Dell, Washington||Clark County officer Sean Boyle fired twice at Donald during a traffic stop. According to investigators, Donald and Boyle struggled inside Donald's car and Boyle fired when Donald ignored Boyle's commands to let him go. Investigators said Donald did not possess a firearm.|