The Death in Custody Reporting Act (DCRA) of 2013 requires state administering agencies to report the deaths of persons in the custody of state prisons, local jails, and during the process of arrest to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA).
For each reportable death, agencies should complete the BJA Death in Custody Reporting Form and submit it to GCC.
|Submit Completed Form to GCC by Email or Mail:|
Governor's Crime Commission
ATTN: Death in Custody
1201 Front Street
Raleigh, NC 27609
|Reportable Death Occuring:||Submit Form to GCC by:|
|Oct. 1 to Dec. 31||Jan. 15|
|Jan. 1 to Mar. 31||Apr. 15|
|Apr. 1 to Jun. 30||Jul. 15|
|Jul. 1 to Sep. 30||Oct. 15|
Additional information can be found on the BJA website:
Still have a question? Please contact GCC at 919-733-4564 or email DeathInCustodyProgram@ncdps.gov.