The appropriate handling of crimes in prisons: Protocol between the National Offender Management Service, the Association of Chief Police Officers and the Crown Prosecution Service, 26 February 2015

Publication

This protocol, agreed by the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), sets out the principles relating to the referral, investigation and prosecution of crimes committed in prisons. It applies to all prison and YOI establishments and to Immigration Removal Centres operated by NOMS and covers crimes committed in prison by any person including by prisoners, staff, social and professional visitors and contractors.

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A protocol between NOMS, ACPO and the CPS on the appropriate handling of crimes in prisons - PDF (26 February 2015) (approx 237 kb)