Suicide in Local Jails and State and Federal Prisons, 2000–2019 – Statistical Tables

These statistical tables present data from the Mortality in Correctional Institutions collection, through which the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) obtained data on deaths in jails from 2000 to 2019 and deaths in state prisons from 2001 to 2019. Data on deaths in federal prisons were obtained from aggregate counts reported to BJS’s National Prisoner Statistics program from 2001 to 2014, and from individuallevel death data collected through the Federal Law Enforcement Agency Deaths in Custody Reporting Program from 2015 to 2019.

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