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Australian deaths in custody 1993

Shona Morrison, David McDonald and Vicki Dalton
ISBN 0 642 20320 2 ISSN 1038-667X
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, June 1994


This issue updates information on deaths in custody previously provided. Besides providing statistical information and breakdowns on deaths in custody in Australia, the report presents police and prison custody death rates for both Aboriginal and non Aboriginal people. Compared with the previous year, custodial deaths increased.


Deaths in Custody Monitoring and Research Program