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Publication Mortality in Local Jails, 2000-2016 - Statistical Tables

E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., BJS Statistician, Mary P. Cowhig, former BJS Statistician

February 12, 2020    NCJ 251921

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.


Part of the Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons Series

Full report (PDF 696K)
Data tables (Spreadsheet 39K)

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Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI) (Formerly Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP))

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