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British Transport Police custody report

HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) and HMICFRS yesterday published a report describing the findings following an unannounced inspection of the British Transport Police’s custody facilities.

This report describes the findings following an inspection of British Transport Police custody facilities. The inspection was conducted jointly by HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) and HMICFRS between 6 and 16 January 2020, as part of our programme of inspections covering every police custody suite in England and Wales.

The inspection:

  • assessed the effectiveness of custody services and outcomes for detained people throughout the different stages of detention; and
  • examined the force’s approach to custody provision in relation to safe detention and the respectful treatment of detainees, with a particular focus on vulnerable people and children.

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British Transport Police – Joint inspection of custody suites

For further information, please see HMIP’s press release.

 

Channel website: https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmicfrs/

Original article link: https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmicfrs/news/news-feed/british-transport-police-custody-report-published-today/

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