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Custody is 'failing offenders with learning disabilities'

Custody is 'failing offenders with learning disabilities'

Lack of effective custody screening and dearth of medical professionals has resulted in learning disability detainees not receiving support.

Date - 31st January 2014
By - Jasmin McDermott - Police Oracle
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The police are failing to reduce the reoffending risk of detainees with learning disabilities because of problems with their arrest and detention, a report has said. A fundamental lack of knowledge and training and absence of key services has led to...
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