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Cleveland Youth Detention Centre Incident Investigation

In December 2016 the Chief Inspector, Queensland Corrective Services, commenced an investigation into an incident that occurred at the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre on 10 November 2016. This event was a violent incident that involved 20 young people from the centre.

The terms of reference for the investigation included:

  • Identify and analyse relevant behaviour reports and intelligence/information concerning the young people involved in the incident
  • Conduct a review of decisions made, strategies implemented and actions taken in relation to the relevant intelligence and information concerning the young people involved in the incident
  • Conduct a review of the decision making process that resulted in the Queensland Police Service responding to the incident
  • Review and analyse decisions and strategies implemented during the incident and their impact on the outcome

As a result of this investigation, the following report has been released:

Report into the incident at Cleveland Youth Detention Centre on 10 November 2016 (PDF, 498.4 KB)

Please note: An earlier version of this summary document inadvertently omitted one of the seven recommendations. This has been rectified in this version.

Last reviewed
26 April 2017
Last updated
26 April 2017
 
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