Differences in custody centres

Bexhill Observer letters
Bexhill Observer letters

From: Angela Durand, Pett Level Road, Hastings

Your article on page two of the Observer dated April about the treatment of detainees in police cells in Sussex reminded me of a comment made to me a long time ago by a Turkish police officer on a visit to the Hastings police station.

He had been observing suspects brought into custody. I asked him about his visit. He replied: “It is unbelievable! Almost the first question asked of a suspect is ‘do you want tea, coffee or hot chocolate?’ It is not the same in Turkey.”

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.bexhillobserver.net/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bexhillobserver
3) Follow us on Twitter @BexhillObs 
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Bexhill Observer - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.