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Australian deaths in custody 1992-93

Christine Howlett and David McDonald
ISBN 0 642 20091 2 ISSN 1038-667X
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, February 1994


The information provided in this issue shows a reduction in the number of deaths of indigenous people over the previous two years but an increase in the number of deaths of non indigenous people. The paper provides statistical breakdowns by State, form of detention, Aboriginality, age, manner of death, and offence leading to custody.


Deaths in Custody Monitoring and Research Program