This graph shows that suicide has been the leading cause of death in jails from 2000-2013

Data Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000-2013 - Statistical Tables, Table 3. (Graph: Bernadette Rabuy, 2015)

This graph originally appeared in New BJS report shows suicide in jails is a national crisis.

This graph shows that suicide has been the leading cause of death in jails from 2000-2013.

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