Custody: Children held overnight 'a growing concern'

Custody: Children held overnight 'a growing concern'

Forces and councils must ensure this type of detention is 'exception rather than the norm'.

Date - 15th January 2014
By - Jack Sommers - Police Oracle
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The national lead for custody has highlighted that shrinking resources have led to a “chronic” breaching of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) – with juvenile detainees being kept in custody overnight once they have been...
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