Consultation outcome

Independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

You can read the report of the independent review on deaths and serious incidents in police custody and the government response.

Original consultation

Summary

This consultation seeks views on the processes surrounding deaths and serious incidents in police custody in England and Wales.

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Consultation description

On 23 July 2015 the Home Secretary announced an independent review into deaths and serious incidents in police custody. This review is being conducted by the Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC.

She is examining the procedures and processes surrounding deaths and serious incidents in police custody, including:

  • the lead up to such incidents
  • the immediate aftermath
  • the conclusion of official investigations

We are seeking submissions from stakeholder groups, interested parties and members of the public to find out their views on deaths and serious incidents in police custody. These submissions will be used to inform the independent review.

Documents

Independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody: terms of reference

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Independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody: call for submissions

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Published 26 February 2016
Last updated 13 August 2018 + show all updates
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