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Northamptonshire introduces 'trauma-informed custody' scheme

The initiative will see children and vulnerable adults placed in adapted cells to create a calmer atmosphere and mitigate trauma arising from the detention process itself.

C/Inspector Mead with posters handed out to child detainees

C/Inspector Mead with posters handed out to child detainees

Date - 6th April 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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The new detainee process, which was piloted for 12 weeks, will now be continued within the force and potentially expanded moving forward.  The TIC TAC (Trauma-Informed Custody for Trauma Affected Children) approach aims at making the detention...
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