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Death In Custody (275A/20)

Request

1) How many deaths in your custody have occurred in each of the last five years, broken down by year.

2) Please break this down by police station responsible, ethnicity of the deceased, and whether force was used against them by officers, and if so, what sort of force, broken down by year.

To clarify, that is each of the last five full calendar years, 2015-2019, and 2020 to date.

And please also breakdown whether the person was restrained.

And please could you confirm whether an IOPC investigation took place after any death. And whether it was self-referred.

Response

Please find attached our response.

Attachments

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