Detainee custody officer certification

Detention services order 10/2014 about how a detainee custody officer (DSO) can apply for certification.


Detainee custody officer certification

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Detention services order for DCOs on how to apply for a certificate to carry out custodial and escorting duties.

Published 1 June 2011
Last updated 20 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. New DSO version 10/2014.
  2. First published.