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Overnight detention of children in police cells

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  • Price: £10

  • ISBN: 978-1-905994-39-7

  • Published: 2011

  • Pages: 52

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2011

England and Wales has a more punitive approach to children who break the law than other European countries.

The gateway into this punitive youth justice process is police custody. The report written and researched by Dr Layla Skinns for the Howard League looks at how many children are held overnight in police cells and examines the factors that influenced whether children are held overnight and the nature of training, policies and legal frameworks used to protect them.

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