The Conditions of Custody Police Holding Cells. In Crime and Conflict

The Conditions of Custody Police Holding Cells. In Crime and Conflict

As part of a larger study on the work of the Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD), the CSVR visited ten police stations in Gauteng during April and May 1999. The police stations were randomly selected from a list of police stations provided by the Gauteng Department of Public Safety and Security. This paper discusses some of the findings of this research and provides several recommendations.

 

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Amanda Dissel
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Amanda Dissel is an independent consultant in criminal justice and violence prevention issues. This research was conducted while she was Criminal Justice Programme Manager at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). She has published on issues of human rights, conditions and treatment of detainees in prisons and police stations, juvenile and child justice, and violent crime.

Kindisa Ngubeni
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Kindisa Ngubeni is a former researcher and senior community facilitator at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR).

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