The policeman behind the proposed privately-run "drunk tanks" is encouraging the public to make their views on the idea heard.
Speaking to Daybreak, Chief Constable Adrian Lee said: "We have seen a huge cultural change in terms of drink drive. Can we see a similar cultural change about people's attitude towards irresponsible drinking?"
He added: "It is the public's view that I am very interested in hearing."
Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police has called for 'drunk cells' to take pressure off police and hospitals caused by binge drinkers.
The first step for an alcoholic on the road to recovery is admitting you have a problem, if you're a country, the same principle applies.