from various sources
published: 16 May 2017
With many critical and high profile police scrutiny initiatives taking place in recent months, we share a collective of articles that explore policing matters in the public eye.
A public inquiry into the shooting death of Anthony Grainger by Greater Manchester is currently drawing to a close, and the perjury trial of officers involved in the death of Kingsley Burrell is to commence in September 2017.
Many of the broader issues in the above cases and others are covered in the following:
Too many people are dying in police custody
Richard Sudan explores the question of why “it’s high time we prioritise making “mental health crisis” an available option when we dial 999. We all need to be lobbying the decision makers about this, because it’s a move which will save lives. But why?”
Read more here >
File on 4 : Policing the Police
From the Hillsborough Inquest to Plebgate, from the revelations about undercover officers to the shooting of Mark Duggan, the last few years have been as controversial as any in the history of British policing. The government has introduced a range of new measures to try and make the police service more accountable.
Listen to the programme here >
See all our coverage on research & reports in custody deaths
New Mental Health & Reform publications on 4WardEver UK