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.