Detention and custody

A full index of the content of Detention and custody APP is available.

The Detention and Custody Authorised Professional Practice module has been developed through the consolidation of pre-existing guidance*, current legislation and consensus of expert opinion. Where the guidance draws on any empirical evidence it is explicitly referenced in the text.

*ACPO (2012) Guidance on the Safer Detention and Handling of Persons in Police Custody (second edition). This document was formally decommissioned on 22nd October 2012.