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Title: Automatic authorisation: an empirical exploration of the detention decision in police custody
Authors: Dehaghani, Roxanna
First Published: 2017
Publisher: Sweet and Maxwell
Citation: Criminal Law Review, 2017, 3, 187-202
Abstract: 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.
ISSN: 0011-135X
Embargo on file until: 15-Jun-2018
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Creative Commons “Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives” licence CC BY-NC-ND, further details of which can be found via the following link: Archived with reference to SHERPA/RoMEO and publisher website.
Description: 12 months embargo from publication
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, School of Law

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