The information contained in this website comes primarily from custodial death datasets provided by the Texas Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). These datasets were obtained via public information request.

No independent verification of the records has taken place and this public database does not purport to be an accurate reflection of the OAG or TDCJ internal databases or of their truthfulness. If you believe an entry contains an error, please contact us.

Slight changes have been made from the original databases to eliminate errors and to promote consistency. If you would like the original datasets, please contact us.

By entering this website, you acknowledge that the Texas Justice Initiative is not responsible for any derivative work performed by or published by users of this public database.