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Australian deaths in custody and custody-related police operations 1999

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

In 1999, 85 people died in police or prison custody which was ten fewer than the previous year. This paper updates information on 1998 deaths in custody and longer term custodial death trends. It also highlights some of the changes that have occurred in 1999.

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Dalton V. 2000. Australian deaths in custody and custody-related police operations 1999. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 153. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi153