National Custody Seminar
Pre-charge bail and mental health were among the hot topics at this year’s National Custody Seminar & Exhibition, which took place at the De Vere Hotel, Daventry Rd, Daventry on 11 & 12 September 2018.
Delegates heard from a range of speakers drawn from stakeholders and partner organisations as well as the Police Federation of England and Wales' National Custody Forum and lead representatives on key issues affecting police custody.
This annual event has developed an excellent reputation for delivering quality, relevant content aimed at those working in and around the custody environment.
PFEW custody representatives, custody officers, custody managers, Police Estate Managers, Police Procurement representatives, Police Stakeholder Groups and organisations with a particular interest in police custody issues.
View the agenda #Custody18.
Custody ‘must be seen as more prestigious job’
Timelines still an issue for IOPC – but ‘working hard to improve’
Emotional father urges officers to read review into son’s death
Better education on ABD needed, says Met Medical Director
ID card will help brain injury survivors
Good cell design ‘helps prevent suicides’ – and protects officer health
Custody ‘not immune from policing cuts’
Inspector Tony Maggs, NPEG, spoke of Custody Review Panel
Tim Coolican, Slater and Gordon, spoke of DSI investigations
Question to Inspector Maggs, NPEG
There was lots of audience engagement
More questions from the floor
Peter McCabe from HeadwayUK gave insight into those suffering from brain injury
Libby Potten from the College of Policing spoke about 'Disclosure'
Lots of questions at #Custody18
Exhibitor and delegate bag sponsor: Slater and Gordon
Dr Meng Aw-Yong asks a question
Professor Michael Zander QC, London School of Economics
Chief Inspector Michael Brown, NPCC's Mental Health Co-ordinator
Great interest in the National Custody Seminar
Dr Meng Aw-Yong, Medical Director, Met Police
Miranda Biddle, Regional Director (North East), IOPC
Tony Herbert, Father of James Herbert, who died in police custody in 2010
Full house at National Custody Seminar
Chris Bentley, Chair, National Custody Forum
ACC Nev Kemp, NPCC's National Custody Lead