Police custody in Derbyshire – a mixed picture

There were some areas of concern about police custody in Derbyshire, as well as some good practice, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary, publishing the report of an unannounced inspection.

The inspection was part of a national programme of joint inspections of police custody. It looked at three custody suites operating 24 hours a day: Derby, Chesterfield and Buxton. The inspection revealed some concerns as well as some areas of excellence.

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