Human Rights – Longer Read

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Happy Christmas from all at ICVA!

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Footballs, jigsaws and colouring in police cells – a guest blog on ‘distraction tecnhiques’

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Walking the Job – Brixton

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Guest Blog – Insights from a new ICV

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ICV schemes prevent torture and ill treatment of detainees and deliver effective oversight of police custody in order to ensure a safe environment and deliver public reassurance.

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ICVA’s suite of training materials equips ICVs with in-depth knowledge of latest best practices required to fulfil their role - from interpersonal communication skills to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE).

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ICVA represents ICVs in the NPM, alongside Independent Custody Visitors Scotland and the Northern Ireland Policing Board Independent Custody Visiting Scheme.

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