The Deaths in Custody Reporting Act of 2000 requires states to report all deaths that occur in the process of arrest, en route to be incarcerated, incarcerated in a jail, state prison, or other correctional facility, to the Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics. The Research and Policy Analysis Unit is responsible for identifying and collecting data on all deaths that occur in the process of arrest by any State or local law enforcement agency within Massachusetts. Data is collected in regards to the victim, event, and circumstances surrounding the death.