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Informed Consent to Remote Legal Ad...

COVID-19 forced the criminal justice system, like all areas of life, to adapt. Police custody could not stop and so had to find ways to adapt working to reduce ...

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ICV GUEST Blog – Joanne Monck...

This LGBTQ+ History Month, ICVA is delighted to be hosting a guest blog from an independent custody visitor from the Sussex scheme. This is, in particular, to c...

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Online Working – ICVA’s...

As we approach a year of things being very different and challenging for everyone, I wanted to reflect a little on what the changes to life as we know it have m...

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Happy Christmas from ICVA...

2020 has been such a challenging year and we have been so impressed by how independent custody visiting schemes have stepped up to the plate to keep monitoring ...

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UKNPM Responds to United Nations Vi...

The UKNPM has published the report from the UN SPT on their inaugural visit to the UK in 2019. So, with all of those acronyms in mind let’s take first things ...

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Custody Visiting and PCCs – a Bri...

Police and Crime Commissioners bring local accountability and governance for policing in England and Wales.  Amongst their responsibilities, PCCs have a statut...

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Wellbeing Dogs – The story of Roc...

I remember October 2012 very well indeed. It was the month I collected an 8 week old Labrador puppy to take home to be a family pet. I’d never had a dog befor...

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Black History Month – GUEST B...

October is Black History Month. Perhaps this is the first time you’ve ever really paid any attention to it, but it is a movement that started more than 30 yea...

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ICVA Covid 19 – A Six Month R...

Independent custody visiting schemes across the UK have continued to monitor police custody throughout COVID19.  Through a combination of techniques including ...

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