Deaths Reported From 2005 - 2014
An average of 684 deaths per year
California law enforcement agencies report to the California Department of Justice information on any death that occurs while an individual is: (1) in the process of arrest; (2) killed by use of force by law enforcement; (3) in the temporary custody of a law enforcement agency; or (4) incarcerated in a city, county, or state correctional facility. These pages present an in-depth analysis of the 6,837 deaths reported between 2005 and 2014. The figures displayed on this page were produced using
Death in Custody & Arrest-Related Deaths data current as of August 2015. The following dataset is from August 2015.