Police chief says putting young offenders in police cells is “counter-productive” but admitted new approach “may seem soft”

West Mercia Police Superintendent Kevin Purcell said officers will try to avoid holding child suspects in custody and instead interview them at home. He said putting young offenders in police cells is “counter-productive”, but admitted the new approach “may seem soft”. He said: “Over the last few years a lot of work has been done … Continue reading Police chief says putting young offenders in police cells is “counter-productive” but admitted new approach “may seem soft”