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The National Deaths in Custody Program (NDCIP) is run by the Australian Institute of Criminology, and monitors the extent and nature of deaths in custody (those occurring in prison, police custody and youth detention). Information reported by the NDICP includes frequencies of deaths in custody and information regarding the deceased, including demographic information and cause of death.
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Implementation start date: 01.01.1980
Data utilised for the NDICP is based on two main sources: data provided by state and territory police services and corrections departments; and coronial records accessed through the National Coronial Information System.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Criminology