Select a U.S. state, and research the number of deaths that occur while in custody for that state for the most recent 5-year time period available.
- Provide statistics for the state you have chosen including gender, race, and ages for those who died from illness, AIDS, suicide, homicide, substance abuse, accident, and other/unknown (30%).
Then, listen to the two-part excited delirium debate in your course materials:
- Unit 5- Excited Delirium Syndrome
In the two-part series, two subjects die. Respond to the following:
- Did the subjects die as a result of drug usage, preexisting medical conditions, or excessive use of force by police? What is your opinion?
- In addition to your opinion, provide facts to back up your claim.