In Memoriam

In the span of six weeks, between November 29, 2021, and January 9, 2022, five people died while in the custody of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections.

Five deaths in Louisville’s Jail cannot be excused or overlooked.


Honoring the Humanity of Those Who Died

Note: This timeline includes a description of a suicide method.


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Vera Institute Report on Reimagining Prison with Human Dignity as Guiding Principle