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Australian deaths in custody and custody-related police operations 1996

ISSN: 
1326-6004

Vicki Dalton

Abstract

This report covers the incidence of 1996 deaths in all custodial settings and then discusses deaths in police custody and custody-related police operations separately, followed by prison deaths. The report concludes with a discussion of trends in custodial deaths. The second part of the report provides excerpts from the most recently completed coroners' inquests into deaths in custody.

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Dalton V. 1997. Australian deaths in custody and custody-related police operations 1996. Research and public policy series No. 10. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/rpp/rpp10