Sharp rise in use of force and restraint at Cookham Wood YOI


The use of force at Cookham Wood Young Offenders Institution (YOI) is “very high” with more than half of these incidents involving the use of restraint techniques, an independent inspection has found.

Cookham Wood YOI was deemed "not safe enough" by inspectors. Picture: HMI Prisons
Cookham Wood YOI was deemed "not safe enough" by inspectors. Picture: HMI Prisons

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