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ApplePie
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Constant Watch

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Does anyone know the rules and official guidance for constant watches? I've heard a few different things but nothing official.

All I've found is a short mention in PSI 64/2011 "Safer Custody" but it doesn't go into detail on how they should work in terms of relieving officers on watch or anything like that.

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Re: Constant Watch

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Never done one so I dont know the correct procedure, but at one prison I've been to it has a plastic see through door and there's a officer sitting outside the cell looking in all day/night.

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Posting an answer to this would be classed as sharing operational information. If you are operational ask your SO/CM, POELT mentor or safer custody.
:sley: Happyness is door shaped

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