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The Family Liaison Charter

This charter for bereaved families sets standards for the communication that COPFS will have with them.


Family Liaison Charter

28 pages PDF | 434.1 KB

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The charter outlines the stages of a death investigation. It also states what information we will provide to bereaved families and when.