News

A round up of our latest and past news, including ICVA updates, and commentary on issues such as legislation

  1. News September 2010

    September 2010

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    Bookings are now welcomed for the Association’s National Conference at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds on Saturday 13 November 2010.

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  2. News September 2010

    September 2010

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    Bookings are now welcomed for the Association’s National Conference at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds on Saturday 13 November 2010.

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  3. News October 2010

    September 2010

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    The Howard League for Penal Reform has commissioned research into the overnight detention of school age children in police cells. The research is based on analysis of Freedom of Information data and seeks to shine a light on how frequently police detain school children overnight. A final report is expected by the end of 2010.

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  4. News July 2010

    July 2010

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    Breaking News…. your opportunity to feed in locally to new Government consultation on the future of policing.

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  5. News May 2010

    May 2010

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    The team at ICVA would like to extend a warm welcome to the new Home Secretary, Theresa May and Minister of State responsible for the police, Nick Herbert - we hope to invite them to speak to us soon.

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  6. IAP Web Launch

    April 2010

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    The Independent Advisory Panel has launched a new website which it hopes will be used as a resource for those working within the different custodial sectors to share good practice and learning on preventing and reducing the number of deaths in custody.

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  7. ICV Code of Practice (Apr 2010)

    April 2010

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    One of the last duties of police minister, David Hanson was to approve the revision to the Codes of Practice for independent custody visiting. The new Codes of Practice were issued to all police and crime commissioners in the first week of April 2010.

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  8. Police Custody Reports

    February 2010

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    The Chief Inspectors of H.M Inspectorate of Prisons and H.M Inspectorate of Constabulary published inspection reports of police custody in Wiltshire, Cumbria and Warwickshire.

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  9. Leicestershire Police Custody Report

    January 2010

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    The Chief Inspectors of Prisons and Constabulary have published the report of a joint inspection of police custody suites in Leicestershire, as part of the regular programme of police custody inspections.

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  10. VT now online

    September 2009

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    Visiting Times Autumn Winter ’09 is now available – our first edition to be distributed electronically. VT can be downloaded here at www.icva.org.uk, or forwarded as a pdf file by scheme administrators. The new format provides authorities with a more modern method of viewing the publication, which is also good for the environment.

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  11. MET get mobile

    August 2009

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    The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has launched an innovative pilot Mobile Processing Unit (MPU), developed by the MPS Transport Operational Command Unit, in conjunction with Transport for London.

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