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Scottish Police Authority (Shetland)

Independent custody visiting is the system of approved members of the community carrying out random unannounced visitis to police stations where people are detained to ensure that their human rights are being observed and monitor their treatment and the conditions in which they are detained.

Current opportunity

Make A Difference - Volunteer Become an Independent Custody Visitor Independent custody visitors are members of the local community who visit police stations unannounced to check on the treatment of people held in custody. Full training and expenses given.