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Definition: Arrest referral team

Aim to reduce offending behaviour by identifying those whose offending behaviour is drug-related and offer help to get them into treatment. Workers are based in custody suites at police stations where they have direct access to detainees to offer their service. By August 2000, most areas in England have arrest referral schemes in operation.

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Full Definition of 'Arrest referral team'

Aim to reduce offending behaviour by identifying those whose offending behaviour is drug-related and offer help to get them into treatment. Workers are based in custody suites at police stations where they have direct access to detainees to offer their service. By August 2000, most areas in England have arrest referral schemes in operation.

 
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