The IPPC are to independently investigate a complaint by Claris Powell, made following the jury’s verdict at the Inquest into the death of her son, Mikey, in a police van on the way to a police station. The IPCC made this decision on 27 May 2011, after Claris Powell threatened to judicially review their decision to allow West Midlands Police themselves to investigate the complaint against their own officers.
The family of Mark Duggan, the Tottenham man whose death in a police shooting last month sparked five days of widespread riot and disorder, believe officers were operating a “shoot to kill” policy.
Troy Davis was convicted of shooting and murdering a police officer in Savannah, Georgia, despite glaring holes in the prosecutions arguments. He is now on death row, with an execution date as early as September 11th. He is one of thousands who face execution for crimes they may not have committed.
The emergence of DNA testing, and the ability to use the science of the body’s cells to solve crimes, has been a great help. However, in the past decades, DNA evidence wasn’t available.
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Police officers who carried out the raid in which the reggae star Smiley Culture allegedly stabbed himself to death are unlikely to face criminal charges, disciplinary action or be officially questioned, the Guardian has learned.
Two young sisters aged nine and 15 were stopped by armed police hunting robbery suspects as the girls walked to a nearby school to collect exam results. The girls’ outraged mother today demanded an apology and accused the officers of ignoring tensions in the area following the recent disturbances.
Kingsley died in extremely suspicious circumstances in Birmingham in 2011. It is reported that Kingsley called the police after he tried to talk to a group of young people who were intimidating him and his 5 year old son.