This area describes the considerations required when coming up with the decision to arrest and features the necessity for ongoing risk assessment at all phases of detention and custody.
Detention and custody
Reaction, arrest and detention
All staff whom encounter an event must make a instant danger assessment associated with the situation. Enough time available to try this varies according to the circumstances. The National Decision Model (NDM ) can be used to guide decision making by focusing on available information and intelligence, legal powers and the available options in all cases.