Jane Curnow


Deaths in custody in Australia: National deaths in custody program 2007

The overall number of recorded deaths, and the rate per relevant population, has declined significantly in prisons since 1997. However, there has been no statistically significant change in the overall number of police custody deaths since 1990. The overall trend masks the long-term decline in...

Deaths in custody in Australia: National Deaths in Custody Program annual report 2006

As well as reporting on longer terms trends in deaths in custody, the report presents information on the 31 deaths in prison and 22 deaths in police custody and custody-related operations that occurred in 2006. There is a separate section on motor vehicle pursuit and...