IOPC publishes figures on deaths during or following police contact for 2018/19

5 Sep 2019 12:26 PM

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) today published its annual report on deaths during or following police contact in 2018/19.

It shows:

Mental health and links to drugs or alcohol were again common factors among many of those who died: 

Concerning road traffic fatalities:

In the ‘other deaths’ category:

The statistics include some force-specific data. Additional data tables are available on the IOPC website.