Texas Deaths Behind Bars - Sources
- Texas Justice Initiative – The Texas Justice Initiative is a nonprofit organization that collects, analyzes, publishes and provides oversight for criminal justice data throughout Texas. Data on deaths in custody is available here.
- UCLA Law Behind Bars Data Project – This project collects and analyzes public information about carceral mortality in prisons, jails, youth facilities, and immigration detention centers across the United States. The project’s centralized source of data enables greater oversight of and accountability for carceral institutions. This project, started in March 2020, initially focused on the impact of COVID behind bars and February 2023 announced a new phase for the project expanding the scope to deaths from all causes. Texas specific data is available here.