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Mental health: Police cell use 'must halve'

Mental health: Police cell use 'must halve'

Raft of training packages and standards for officers will be enhanced under agreement to promote multi agency working during crisis care incidents.

Date - 19th February 2014
By - Jasmin McDermott - Police Oracle
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The “last resort” use of police cells as places of safety for individuals with mental health problems must fall by more than 50 per cent in the next two years, a multi-agency agreement has stipulated. The Mental Health Crisis Care...
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