Police custody is under the spotlight. Police forces are under pressure to support detainees suffering from mental health crises and prevent deaths and other serious incidents. Changes in the Policing and Crime Act to pre-charge bail will also reform how custody work.
Earlier this year the NPCC released a National Strategy for Police Custody to ensure that across the nation custody is legitimate, efficient and effective. Attend this Westminster Briefing to enable your force to meet these principles, hear about policy changes and developments, and learn from best practice currently underway.
Key Issues to be Addressed:
Implementing the National Strategy for Police Custody
The Policing and Crime Act 2017: reforms to pre-charge bail and its impact on custody
Custody and mental health: reducing the use of cells as a place of safety
Preventing deaths and serious incidents in police custody
Meeting the NPCC’s three strands of legitimacy, efficiency and effectiveness
Learning from success: best practice case studies of effective working in police custody
Developing greater collaboration with partnership agencies