20 Dec 2019

Court cells made safer for detainees at risk of self-harm

From Morning Report, 7:24 am on 20 December 2019

The Justice Ministry has finally made its court cells safer for suicidal detainees, four years after a man killed himself in one.

The work caps off delays that have frustrated detention watchdogs, over substandard cells throughout the country that posed a significant risk to prisoner safety.

Phil Pennington reports.