Detention and custody
Authorised Professional Practice
The Detention and Custody Authorised Professional Practice module has been developed through the consolidation of pre-existing guidance*, current legislation and consensus of expert opinion. Where the guidance draws on any empirical evidence it is explicitly referenced in the text.
*Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) (2012) Guidance on the Safer Detention and Handling of Persons in Police Custody (second edition). This document was formally decommissioned on 22 October 2012.