Andy Chan


Prisoner-on-prisoner homicides in Australia: 1980 to 2011

The number of prisoner-on prisoner homicides has dropped considerably since 1998 and remained consistently low over the last decade. Although not common, prisoner-on prisoner homicides generally receive considerable public attention. This paper builds on previous AIC research, analysing the circumstances and nature of homicides that...

Deaths in custody in Australia to 30 June 2011

Abstract Compiled for two decades by the Australian Institute of Criminology, this report found both the Indigenous and non-Indigenous rates of deaths in custody have decreased over the last decade and are now some of the lowest ever seen (0.16 per 100 Indigenous prisoners and...