Young offenders institutions

Transport to custody


All children and young people are transported from court to custody by GEOAmey under contract from the Scottish Government.

GEOAmey is responsible for:

All children or young people will be transported in individual compartments within the vehicle. They will not be handcuffed during this time but will be when moving to/from any secure building.

Arrival at the YOI

On arrival the child or young person will go through the YOI reception. The escort provider and receiving officer will ensure all relevant paperwork and the child or young person’s belongings are handed over.

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