IAP – Statistical analysis of deaths between 2000 & 2013

Report Files - Ring Bindersoriginally by: IAP
published: May 2015

The IAP published their fourth statistical report into deaths in custody – covering the period 2000-2013. There were 523 recorded deaths in custody in 2013. Click here for more.

Statistics published since January 2015

Coroners Statistics 2014 for England and Wales published
The Ministry of Justice has published the latest Coroners Statistics 2014 for England and Wales. The report presents the number of deaths reported to coroners, post-mortem examinations, inquests opened, and inquests concluded. Click here for more.

Ministry of Justice – Safety in Custody Statistics England and Wales update to December 2014(published 30 April 2015)
The Ministry of Justice and the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) have published their quarterly statistical bulletin on deaths, self harm and assaults in prison custody. The publication updates statistics up to the end of December 2014 for England and Wales. Click here for more.

Other relevant publications

Prison and Probation Ombudsman – Learning from PPO Investigations – self-inflicted deaths of prisoners
Learning from investigations of self-inflicted deaths of prisoners between April 2013 and March 2014. Click here for more.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) – Report on Preventing Deaths in Detention of Adults with Mental Health Conditions
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published their report into the inquiry of preventing deaths in detention of adults with mental health conditions. The inquiry looked at non-natural deaths between 2010 and 2013 in prisons, police custody and mental health hospitals. Click here for more.

Department of Health – Suicide prevention: second annual report published
The report sets out what local areas can do to prevent suicide and save lives. Click here for more.

Care Quality Commission – Mental Health Act Annual Report 2013/14
Monitoring the use of the Mental Health Act. The report is based on findings from visits made by CQC’s Mental Health Act Commissioners to mental health patients throughout 2013/14. Click here for more.

Prison and Probation Ombudsman – Learning lessons bulletin – Deaths of Travellers in prison
Lessons in relation to deaths of Travellers and use of the ACCT process. Click here for more.