Commissioned by the College of Policing, funded by the NPCC and MOPAC, running for one year. This project will run for one year to March 2023 led by Keele University and the University College of London.
This is a very powerful piece. We are grateful to Emma Youle (HuffPost UK) and those that participated.
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment has published the report on its visit to the UK, in May 2019, and response of UK authorities.
Section 135 of the Act gives police officers powers to enter private premises – with a warrant – to remove a person suspected of being in urgent need of a mental health assessment. Section 136 gives them powers to remove someone from a public place to a ‘place of safety’.