The authors define and discuss in-custody deaths in the United States of America, a category of death investigation fraught with technical, logistical, medical, and potentially political ramifications. Such deaths require interaction with and cooperation by multiple entities, including law enforcement, corrections, medical, and death investigation officials.
|Title of host publication||Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine|
|Subtitle of host publication||Second Edition|
|Number of pages||8|
|State||Published - Nov 4 2015|
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- Death investigation
- Law enforcement
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences (all)