Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Police 'to rent' custody centres from private firm
10-18-2010, 07:25 PM
Post: #1
Police 'to rent' custody centres from private firm
Quote:A private security firm has said it is in talks with police forces to provide what it says would be the UK's first privately-built and run police cells.

G4S said the move could save forces more than £400m a year.

Private companies already manage and staff police custody suites for several UK forces.

But under G4S's plans the firm would build, own and run the cells, which could then be rented by police forces and other agencies.

Under the scheme, suites would be staffed by G4S employees but overseen by police custody sergeants.

"We're negotiating with a force which we expect to conclude at the end of November," said John Shaw, managing director of police support services at G4S, without naming the force.

The company hopes to start operating cells by July next year and plans to build 30 custody centres on brownfield sites across the UK over the next three years.

"We believe this new service has significant benefits for police forces and will also allow forces to update ageing custody suites with new state-of-the-art facilities at a more reasonable cost," said Mr Shaw.

"With the custody suites owned, managed and maintained by a third party, police forces adopting this solution will no longer bear the cost of deprecating detention estates."

He added that one force the company had profiled estimated it could save £77m over three years and £243m over 25 years under the scheme.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11549404

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. - Che Guevara

Resistance Films Youtube Channel

TriWooOx Podcast
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
10-19-2010, 12:55 AM
Post: #2
RE: Police 'to rent' custody centres from private firm
Is there a sentence shortage? Why does it seem that so many slimestream media news articles are limited to one sentence paragraphs? Should I be worried about this global sentence change? What's next? A letter shortage and word rationing? God save us before all that is left are only punctuation marks!
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
11-02-2010, 03:59 AM
Post: #3
RE: Police 'to rent' custody centres from private firm
Opening sequence from the movie DEATH RACE:

   

   

   

   

Townsfolk cheer when they are awarded a prison contract in their locale. But what are they ushering on?

There are no others, there is only us.
http://FastTadpole.com/
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Police murdering a homeless man in NM spark protests. April 2 117 04-02-2014 08:55 PM
Last Post: mexika
Video Oklahoma father dies in police encounter drummer 4 160 02-28-2014 04:32 AM
Last Post: thokling
  Activist Beaten Unconscious By Police Faces 7 Years In Prison For Elbowing Cop mexika 0 118 02-25-2014 09:30 PM
Last Post: mexika
Video Man put on trial after police break into his home without a warrant drummer 4 174 02-01-2014 03:17 PM
Last Post: CharliePrime
  How Many People Are American Police Killing? mexika 0 102 01-30-2014 01:23 AM
Last Post: mexika
  Police Assault Teen So Violently During Search That His Testicles Burst mexika 0 125 01-23-2014 05:58 PM
Last Post: mexika
  Police Beat Elderly Deaf Man For ‘Refusing Orders’ mexika 4 187 01-23-2014 01:56 AM
Last Post: mexika
  mentally ill Kelly Thomas before beaten to death by Fullerton Police TriWooOx 9 1,357 01-15-2014 06:20 PM
Last Post: mexika
Video Dallas police shoot unarmed mentally ill man standing in the street drummer 10 506 12-23-2013 11:05 PM
Last Post: SiLVa
  Police Kill 19-Year-Old Iowan Who Drove Off In Parents’ Truck mexika 0 146 11-08-2013 11:11 PM
Last Post: mexika

Forum Jump:


User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)