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Mortality in Local Jails, 2001-2016 - Statistical Tables

NCJ Number
E. Ann Carson; Mary P. Cowhig
Date Published
February 2020
30 pages
Based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics' data collection on Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI), this report presents data on deaths in local jails for the years 2000-2016, along with causes of death and the demographics of decedents.

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.