Review find flaws in jail cell doors and in processes

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By Peter Brewer
August 3 2022 - 7:30pm
Flaws in the design of the Canberra jail cell doors had been reported in 2015 but not fixed. Picture: Jay Cronan

A design flaw in a cell door which had been reported seven years ago created a situation whereby a young detainee, aged in his 20s, could take his own life at the Alexander Maconochie Centre, a critical incident review has found.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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