Independent Custody Visitor

Independent Custody Visitor
25th November 2021 c360admin

The Police Fire Crime Commissioner for Essex looking for an Independent Custody Visitor volunteer

In this unique role, you will proactively work to prevent any ill treatment of detainees across Essex.  Delivering an independent oversight of Police Custody on behalf of the Police and Fire Crime Commissioner of Essex.  Working alongside another colleague you will undertake custody visits to check on the detainee’s welfare, ensuring that their rights, entitlements, and dignity are always upheld and that the Custody suite provides a safe environment during their detention.

Accurately documenting and reporting identified issues to raise with Custody Command leaders and the ICVA. The scheme offers protection to both detainees and the Police and reassurance to the community.

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