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Holding mentally unwell in custody "unfair risk" to them and officers

The Federation says forces picking up after other services is a "dirty little secret that nobody wants to accept".

Holding mentally unwell in custody

Date - 20th August 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Freedom of Information requests by the BBC revealed in 2018 4,500 people in mental health crisis were unlawfully held in custody due to a lack of hospital beds. The BBC pointed out the figures, containing data from seven out 43 forces in England...
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