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Spit hoods use in custody suites (4)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 22nd October 2019.

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Photo of Siân Berry Siân Berry Green

When officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) have used spit hoods in custody suites, what has been the average time a suspect is hooded for, and is there a time limit for wearing a hood?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Officers are drafting a response. Please be advised that there may be some delay as the information also requires input from functional bodies.