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CBP releases interim procedures on notification of a death in custody

  1. Original Date Announced

    December 17, 2018

    CBP releases interim procedures on how the agency is to notify about deaths of individuals in its custody. The procedures are categorized by number of hours following the death, and include intra-DHS notification, notices to other branches, notices to consultates, and notices to the public and media. [ID #367]

    CBP Policy Memorandum: Interim Procedures on Notification of a Death in Custody
  2. Effective Date

    December 17, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Detention Border
Agencies Affected: CBP

Associated or Derivative Policies


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