National Statistics

Deaths during or following police contact in England and Wales: 2015 to 2016

The nature and circumstances of deaths that occurred between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016.



This annual report provides statistics on:

  • police-related road traffic fatalities
  • fatal shootings
  • deaths in or following police custody
  • apparent suicides following police custody
  • other deaths following police contact subject to an Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation