BJS Reports Uptick in Jail Deaths

Deaths in jail may be on the rise, according to a new report released today by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.

During 2012, 958 inmates died in jail, according to the report, up 8 percent from the 889 deaths in 2011. The report also examined deaths in state prisons, which remained near…

Source: www.thecrimereport.org

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