Custody officers 'accepting court rejections as normal'

Inspectorate says force's workforce too willing to accept courts not taking detainees.

Custody officers 'accepting court rejections as normal'

Date - 12th February 2014
By - Jack Sommers - Police Oracle
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Custody officers and staff must stop accepting court refusals to take detainees as “the norm” thus prolonging their stay in police custody, an inspection report has said. Thames Valley Police were too willing to accept early cut-off...
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