Independent Custody Visitors’ Scheme

Are you interested in human rights?

Do you want to help vulnerable people?

Are you good at listening and observing?

If you have answered yes to any of the above you could make a difference and give something back to your community as an independent custody visitor.

Independent custody visitors are volunteers who visit in pairs to check on the treatment of detainees, the conditions in which they are being held and that their rights and entitlements are being observed.

For more information about the role, please see the information sheet on the right hand side.

We are currently recruiting Independent Custody Visitors in Cambridgeshire.

If you would like to find out more about the role, or make an application, please contact Alasdair Baker, Partnerships and Communities Officer.


Tel: 01480 425815


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ICV Policies and Procedures

All policies and procedures relating to the Cambridgeshire Independent Custody Visitors’ Scheme are available below. Cambridgeshire’s scheme is run so as to accord with the Home Office publication “Code of Practice on Independent Custody Visiting”.

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ICV Scheme Business

Cambridgeshire’s Independent Custody Visitors meet at Police Headquarters in Huntingdon four times a year. Agendas and minutes relating to ICV Scheme business are available below.

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