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Automatic authorisation: an empirical exploration of the detention decision in police custody

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posted on 2017-01-16, 16:22 authored by Roxanna Dehaghani
Discusses the factors influencing police officers to authorise detention of suspects under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 s.37. Examines the role of custody officers, their institutional links with other officers, the influence of performance targets, the impact of welfare considerations, and the unworkability of the necessity criteria. Details the challenges facing custody officers and how the situation might be improved.

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Criminal Law Review, 2017, 3, 187-202

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/Organisation/COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, ARTS AND HUMANITIES/School of Law

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  • AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Criminal Law Review

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Sweet and Maxwell

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0011-135X

Acceptance date

2016-11-19

Available date

2018-06-15

Notes

12 months embargo from publication

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en

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