Expectations for police custody, version 4

Published on: 9 June 2022

Publication types: Custody suites

Police Forces: Relevant to police forces

TheĀ Expectations set out the inspection criteria for assessing the treatment of and conditions for detainees in police custody. These are regularly refreshed to reflect changes to legislation, policies and practices about how police custody is provided, and to improve the standards we expect to achieve better outcomes for detainees.

This is version 4 of the Expectations. Previous versions are available on the HMI Prisons website.

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