Typical, a play by Ryan Calais Cameron, tells the true story of former paratrooper Christopher Alder, 37, who choked to death while handcuffed and lying on the floor of a police station in Hull in 1998.
Police Brutality & Killings
BLM UK has announced £45,000 of funding to the United Families & Friends Campaign (The coalition group of family members who have lost loved ones in state custody) to set up a “people’s tribunal” on deaths in custody.
The police watchdog has dropped an investigation into three former senior Greater Manchester Police officers over their ‘command and control’ of an armed operation during which a father-of-two was shot dead.
A family’s seven year wait for answers over the death of Leon Briggs after being taken into police custody has started at an inquest in Milton Keynes. He was detained at Luton police station in 2013.
The investigation in to the shooting of Sean Fitzgerald by police in Coventry is still ongoing – two years after his death. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest as officers carried out a raid on January 4, 2019.
The Louisville Metro Police Department fired two officers involved in the botched raid that resulted in Breonna Taylor’s death and, in part, launched a summer of protests, authorities said.
The French government has dropped a controversial bill that would have curbed the right to film police officers in action, the speaker of French President Emmanuel Macron’s ruling party said on Monday.
Footage showing a cop repeatedly punching a black teenager in Tottenham has sparked angry protests and demands for the officers involved to be sacked. The IOPC has opened an investigation into the incident.