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Police bail protocols to reduce number of young people in custody

A two-pronged strategy for reducing the number of young people held in custody for breach of bail has been developed by Just Reinvest NSW in partnership with the Bourke Police and Maranguka.

Police protocols around bail have been developed to guide the way police exercise their discretion around bail. The next step is for Maranguka to communicate these protocols to community members, and talk about the importance of supporting young people to comply with bail conditions.

 

Posted: 9 March 2016

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