Author: Larry Fedja

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New rules for police custody of teenagers

Extra protection for 17-year-olds in police custody will be put in place by the end of October, the Home Office has said. Ministers have proposed that parents or guardians must be informed about a 17-year-old’s detention and an “appropriate adult” must be contacted.

police & mental health

The Met police and mental health

The Independent Commission on Mental Health and Policing is currently carrying out a consultation in the form of an online survey. The Commission was established in September 2012 by the Metropolitan police in response to the inquest verdict into the death of Sean Rigg in police custody.

Chelmsford Prison

Joey, 23, found hanged in prison cell

Joey Corcoran, 23, from East Ham, was remanded in June accused of burglary, driving while disqualified, theft and dangerous driving, and was set for trial next month. stayed in a single cell on B Wing, but on September 15 he was found hanged with bed sheets in his cell.

Tippa Naphtali + Sieta Lambrias

We remember Mikey, 9 years on…

Mikey’s cousin (and founder of 4WardEver Campaign UK), Tippa Naphtali said; “This years candlelit vigil for Mikey’s 9th memorial was attended by family and friends from the local region and also further out. Special thanks to the Family of Anthony Grainger (Manchester) and Ken Fero (Migrant Media) who travelled from Manchester and London Respectively.