Why we do what we do
Independent custody visitors (ICVs) have a difficult job – they go into police custody to check on the rights, entitlements and wellbeing of detainees. Their scheme managers, one […]
Celebrating fair and dignified detention
A recent episode of “24 Hours in Police Custody” broadcast a murder investigation, including the early arrest of a detainee. Whereas he initially appeared to be a credible suspect, […]
ICVA Press Release – Government Cons...
ICVA WELCOMES INCREASED DIGNITY FOR FEMALE DETAINEES 12:00 Tuesday 21 August 2018 The Independent Custody Visiting Association welcomes proposed ground breaking reforms to legislation that will require […]
Being honest, being open
Further back than I dare to really admit, I studied Russian politics where we learned about glasnost or, more simply, being open and transparent about public life. We […]