The CEO of the WA Aboriginal Legal Service, Dennis Eggington, says round-the-clock access to lawyers could prevent further deaths in police custody.
Month: October 2014
The 16th Annual United Families & Friends Campaign march saw a noticeably larger crowd than last year attend the commemorative procession to Downing Street.
Catholic News Service (CNS) and others are reporting that Pope Francis is calling for abolition of the death penalty and other penal reforms.
Five Sussex Police officers are under investigation following the death of a man in custody. The IPCC has served five Sussex Police officers with gross misconduct notices.
Five police officers want their identities kept secret at an inquest into the death of Jordan Begley, an innocent man who was shot with a 50,000-volt Taser.
The mental health triage scheme, which sees psychiatric nurses attend with police officers to people suspected of being mentally unwell, is to be rolled out across the West Midlands.
Malcolm X wouldn’t recognise Smethwick these days. When he visited in 1965, the town north-west of Birmingham was certainly the most colour-conscious, perhaps the most racist, place in Britain.
A Kansas county attorney on Tuesday declared the use of deadly force by officers in the recent shooting of a teenager to have been justified.