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Places of Police detention

Media statements and other documents

30 June 2012 - The Authority has released research following a review of Deaths in Police Custody over ten years. More>>

19 April 2011 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority is inviting submissions or feedback on issues affecting children or young people in Police custody. More>>

10 December 2010 - The treatment and conditions experienced by children and young people in Police custody is to be jointly reviewed by three oversight agencies to ensure it is safe, humane, and meets international standards. More>>

30 October 2010 - The Chair of the Independent Police Conduct Authority has been elected to a United Nations human rights body with international oversight of places of custody and detention. More>>

13 August 2010 - New guidance is being produced to raise awareness of the standards expected in Police detention facilities. More>>

13 August 2010 - When an IPCA team visits places of Police detention to make inspections as required by the United Nations OPCAT treaty, it works to a checklist. A summarised version of the checklist is available here. More>>






Deaths in Custody - A Ten Year Review More>>

Terms of Reference for review of young persons' detention issues More>>

Factsheet for Police custody areas More>>

Checklist for inspecting detention facilities More>>

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