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Lawmakers ‘disturbed’ after NYPD’s highest-ranking black officer resigns

Lawmakers ‘disturbed’ after NYPD’s highest-ranking black officer resigns

When Bill Bratton was sworn in as head of the New York Police Department in January, he pledged to improve relations between New Yorkers of color and “every member" of…

Aboriginal Legal Service calls for 24-hour hotline to prevent further deaths in police custody

Aboriginal Legal Service calls for 24-hour hotline to prevent further deaths in police custody

The CEO of the WA Aboriginal Legal Service, Dennis Eggington, says round-the-clock access to lawyers could prevent further deaths in police custody.…

Second jury deadlocks on Aiyana wrongful killing

Second jury deadlocks on Aiyana wrongful killing

Another jury failed to reach a verdict in the case against Detroit police officer Joseph Weekley, who was charged in the fatal shooting on 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones.…

Police appeal for email sender over Kester David’s death

Police appeal for email sender over Kester David’s death

The author of an email with information about the death of a man whose body was found badly burnt in north London is being urged to come forward by police.…

Coroner in request for Pat Finucane documents

Coroner in request for Pat Finucane documents

A coroner's bid for information from an official review of the Pat Finucane murder is being considered by the Government, an inquest has been told.…

Shabana Mahmood MP debates deaths in police custody in Parliament

Shabana Mahmood MP debates deaths in police custody in Parliament

On the 10th September 2014, Shabana Mahmood MP secured a Westminster Hall debate on ‘Deaths in police custody with Mike Penning MP the Minister of State for Policing and…

75 years old. 28 years in a Florida jail. But could Krishna Maharaj be innocent?

75 years old. 28 years in a Florida jail. But could Krishna Maharaj be innocent?

Krishna “Kris” Maharaj was a self-made millionaire, collected Rolls-Royces and was one of Britain’s biggest racehorse owners. - Then he was convicted of a double murder.…

Civil rights probe into Trayvon Martin shooting still active

Civil rights probe into Trayvon Martin shooting still active

Attorney General Eric Holder said that the federal civil rights investigation into the 2012 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin remains active, noting “recent developments” in the case.…