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Highlighted Volunteering Opportunity

Scottish Police Authority: Independent Custody Visitor


Make A Difference – Volunteer

Become an Independent Custody Visitor

Independent Custody visitors are members of the local community who visit police stations unannounced to check on the treatment of people held in custody.  Full training and expenses given.

Experience Required

No experience as training provided. Need to be impartial, independent, non-judgemental, tactful and discreet.



Minimum Age



Reasonable travel expenses paid.

For further information please contact: 

Kathleen Williamson, VAS Volunteer Placement and Support Worker
01595 743910 kathleen.williamson@shetland.org


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