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Mental health detainees 'routinely' held in cells

Mental health detainees 'routinely' held in cells

Division that lacks Section 136 suite 'routinely' placing detainees with ill-mental health in custody, charity says.

Date - 25th February 2014
By - Jack Sommers - Police Oracle
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More than half of those detained under the Mental Health Act in a policing division are placed in custody because there is no specialst health suite available, a charity has found.Healthwatch said around 62 per cent of those detained in Kirklees,...
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