Complaints against police officers in England and Wales rose to record levels last year, according to a report released today. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said that 31,259 complaints were made by members of the public in the financial year 2008/09.
Author: Larry Fedja
New Report Shows that Cameron Todd Willingham, executed in Texas in 2004, was Innocent. “There can no longer be any doubt that an innocent person has been executed.The question now turns to how we can stop it from happening again”
China is home to about one-fifth of the world’s population and is one of the oldest civilisations, going back several millennia, with a complex history of essentially all the modes of governance.
The Peoples Organization for Progress, concerned friends and family members recently held rallies for two Black men, Basire Farrell, 30, of Newark and Jahqui Graham, 21, of East Orange, who were killed while in police custody in New Jersey.
The family of Ian Tomlinson has accused the City of London police, Scotland Yard and the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) of trying to prevent them from speaking out about the circumstances of his death.
On 6 July 2009, an inquest jury recorded a highly critical verdict of neglect in the death of Godfrey Moyo in HMP Belmarsh. Twenty-five-year-old Godfrey Moyo, a Zimbabwean, died while on remand at the Category A Belmarsh prison on 3 January 2005 in the early hours of the morning after suffering an epileptic fit.
When Sergeant James Crowley of the Cambridge, Massachusetts, police recently arrested Professor Henry Gates, Jr., mistaking the professor for a burglar, all hell broke out in the media and across the U.S.
The family of a man who died in police custody tell us why they think the independent police investigation into his death has been so flawed. Emily Reuben reports.