Custody: 'Officers lack mental health training'

Custody: 'Officers lack mental health training'

Report reveals many custody personnel lack proper training to deal with mental health issues as they compensate for cuts to health services.

Date - 16th December 2013
By - Cliff Caswell - Police Oracle
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Many custody officers are not qualified to deal with detainees who have mental health issues as it is revealed the country is no longer resources to respond to "urgent care needs", a survey has shown. A poll of nearly 750 inspectors and chief...
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