Tag: Appropriate adults
A Children’s Commissioner report on children in police custody and appropriate adults
A night in the cells: children in police custody and the provision of non-familial appropriate adults, Children’s Commissioner, June 2017 The Children’s Commissioner for England has undertaken research on the provision of non-familial appropriate adults (AA) by local authorities, to ascertain: the nature of non-familial AA provision, including how the AA role is understood by […]
Appropriate adults for 17 year olds receiving youth cautions and youth conditional cautions
Youth cautions and conditional cautions must now be given to 17 year olds in the presence of an appropriate adult, as is currently the case for children under 17 years old.