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Mortality in Local Jails, 2000-2016 - Statistical Tables

NCJ Number
251921
Date Published
February 2020
Author(s)
E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., BJS Statistician; Mary P. Cowhig, former BJS Statistician
Agencies
BJS
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This report presents counts and rate of deaths that occurred in the custody of local jails. It describes deaths by selected decedent characteristics, jurisdiction, cause of death, and trends over time.
Abstract

This report is the eighth in a series covering the data collection on Mortality in Correctional Institutions (formerly the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program). It presents counts and rate of deaths that occurred in the custody of local jails. It describes deaths by selected decedent characteristics, jurisdiction, cause of death, and trends over time.

 

Date Created: February 7, 2020