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Aislinn Simpson
London Telegraph
Monday, Sept 1, 2008

Supermarket police cells could be set up in shopping malls and town centres to hold shoplifters, drunks and other short-term offenders.

The short-term lockups could hold prisoners for up to four hours where they would be finger-printed, photographed and have a DNA sample taken.

They would allow beat bobbies to remove offenders from circulation without spending too long off the street themselves.

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Offenders held in the cells could then either be released with a fine, or referred for further action or charging.

The so-called “supermarket cells” have already been piloted in Selfridges on Oxford Street.

The plans are outlined in the a review of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act as part of the first major shakeup of law-enforcement powers in more than 20 years.

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This article was posted: Monday, September 1, 2008 at 12:10 pm





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