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Deaths in custody

Figure 1 Trends in deaths in custody by custodial authority, 1979–80 to 2012–13 (n)

Deaths in custody, by custodial authority and year, 1980-2008 (number)

Note: Prior to 1989–90 deaths in police operations were not recorded

Source: Australian Institute of Criminology - Deaths in custody in Australia: National Deaths in Custody Program 2011–12 and 2012–13

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