Channel 4 Television presents special documentaries – from 1995 – examining the death of Joy Gardner in 1993 and the subsequent public campaign that culminated in the trial at the Old Bailey of those accused of causing her death.
Custody Deaths & Abuse
In America, there is a common conversation between black parents and their children, long known as “the talk”. It is about what to do when approached by a police officer. How to talk. How to act. How, simply, to survive.
Indigenous deaths in custody have worsened in the 12 months since Guardian Australia released its Deaths Inside project, with 17 more deaths recorded since August last year.
Introduction by 4WardEverUK – “Although the articles featured on this page are a few years old, we felt it important to give this debate further exposure once more, and ask; “How can a condition not recognised by medical institutions be used to explain away controversial deaths”
Police watchdog, The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), named him as Jason Lennon as it launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 37-year-old’s death.
“To date there have been 1717 deaths in police custody or otherwise following contact with the police in England & Wales since 1990” Source: INQUEST casework and monitoring team.
Tony Timpa wailed and pleaded for help more than 30 times as Dallas police officers pinned his shoulders, knees and neck to the ground. “You’re gonna kill me! You’re gonna kill me! You’re gonna kill me!”
It has been over seven years since an unarmed Anthony Grainger was shot dead by a police officer. Now his partner, Gail Hadfield-Grainger is calling for police officers involved in his death to face corporate manslaughter charges