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Author: Zinzi Eka-Naphtali
Scottish prisons are significantly less violent than jails in England and Wales, with lower rates of inmate aggression, according to statistics released by the Scottish parliament there were 73% fewer outbreaks of violence.
Deaths in custody should be investigated with the same urgency as murder inquiries, says a long-awaited report that aims to restore trust in the police. It will be unveiled by home secretary Amber Rudd on Monday following a 15-month delay.
Three police officers have been found not guilty of lying under oath about a man who died while in custody. Kingsley Burrell, 29, died from cardiac arrest in March 2011, four days after being detained by police.
Madgiel Sanchez, 35, was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police — friends and neighbors have said Sanchez was killed after police yelled at him to drop a metal pipe he was holding. However Sanchez, who was deaf, couldn’t hear the police.
The mother of an Aboriginal woman who died in a NSW police station one year ago has spoken of her family’s heartbreak and has raised questions about why her daughter was in custody in the first place.
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