Kindness and custody – walking the job, Th...
“Of each other, we should be kind While there is still time.” Philip Larkin. Kindness is so important, isn’t it? We all rely on the kindness of others […]
Hooray for the voluntary sector!
Happy New Year! I hope that you had a good festive season and are all ready to go for 2019. I was working for much of the break, […]
My Custody Shift – An Ode to Detenti...
As a central part of my role at ICVA, I write training, policy and give a host of advice to schemes to pass on to ICVs about what […]
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 […]