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Regulating police detention : voices from behind closed doors

Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2018.
Series: Policy Press shorts., Research.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Custody visitors are volunteers who make unannounced visits to police custody blocks to check on the welfare of detainees. However, there is a fundamental power imbalance between the police and these visitors. This timely book offers detailed proposals for radically reforming custody visiting to make it an effective regulator of police behaviour.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Regulating police detention.
BRISTOL : POLICY Press, 2018
(OCoLC)992787155
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 1447343689 9781447343684 9781447343714 1447343719 9781447343691 1447343697 9781447343707 1447343700
OCLC Number: 1028076020
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; REGULATING POLICEDETENTION; Contents; Tables and photograph; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1. Visiting the state's secret places; The key issues; Police power and the ideology of custody visiting; Volunteering; Background, motivation and funding; Research methods; The criminal process in the custody block; Detention in police custody; How custody visiting operates; Custody visiting as a regulator of police conduct; Conclusion; 2. Gutting a good idea; Michael Meacher MP; The Brixton riots and the Scarman Report. The policy of the Home Office and of the police: the 1986 CircularThe Lambeth lay visitors; Deaths in custody; Introduction of the statutory scheme; Operation of the statutory scheme; Conclusion; 3. Getting the visitors on side; Socialisation; The visitors and the Police and Crime Commissioner; Orientation; Probationary experience of the custody block; Team meetings; Visitors' attitudes; Changes in visitors' attitudes; Deaths in custody; Conclusion; 4. Does custody visiting achieve anything?; Effectiveness; Whether the visits took place, and the frequency and pattern of visiting. Whether the police behaved differently towards detainees because they knew that custody visitors might arrive at any time, without notice, or because a visit was actually in progressWhether visits caused police behaviour to be changed, either at the time or subsequently; Whether the reporting system caused police behaviour to be changed; Whether custody visiting enabled the public to know what was happening in custody blocks; United Nations standards and the requirement of expertise; Official claims for custody visiting; Conclusion; 5. Could custody visiting be made to work?; The key issues. The link with deaths in custodyScope for further research; Recommendations for reform; How to make the reforms a reality; References; Index.
Series Title: Policy Press shorts., Research.
Responsibility: John Kendall.

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