Agenda item

Independent Custody Visitor Annual report 2022-23

Report of the Town Clerk.


The Board received a report of the Town Clerk on the Independent Custody Visitor Panel Annual report for 2021-22.


The Board were informed that the report related to 2021-22 and should have included reference to the Independent Custody Visitor Panel Chair and the Independent Custody Visitor Member Sponsor. The Board noted its thanks to Deputy Keith Bottomley for his time as the Independent Custody Visitor Member Sponsor and the Chair resolved to write to him to thank him for his service on behalf of the Board.


In response to Member’s question Officers confirmed that the Force was committed to supporting the mental health of those individuals in custody and in policing more widely. In addition it was confirmed that a joint report dealing with mental health policies for the City of London Police and partners would be prepared for the consideration of the Board, the timing of which was to be agreed with Police Authority Team. 


RESOLVED- That the report be noted.


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