Why become an independent custody visitor?
Bill, an independent custody visitor based in Cornwall, talks about his role and the skills needed to carry out the role.
This is your chance to offer reassurance to the community at large, detainees, and the police. You can gain an insight into the criminal justice system. You will check the treatment of people in police custody, their legal rights and entitlements, and the conditions in which they are held. We welcome applications from diverse members of the community, and support is available prior to application from the Positive Action team (in accordance with the Equality Act 2010).