Data are from the Bureau of Justice Statistics' Deaths in Custody Reporting Program.The report presents annual counts and 14-year trends (2013).
Violence in institutions
Deaths in Custody in Australia to 30 June 2011: Twenty Years of Monitoring by the National Deaths in Custody Program Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
In this report, information is presented on deaths that occurred in custody in Australian states and territories between 1 January 1980 and 30 June 2011.
Circumstances surrounding the untimely death of Correctional Officer Jayme Biendl at the hands of an inmate are the focus of this incident review.