Police killings in America have been undercounted by more than half over the past four decades, according to a new study that raises pointed questions about racial bias among medical examiners.
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Nine people have died in West Midlands Police custody in the last 20 years, new figures revealed. Of those deaths, seven were men and two were women according to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.
We are sharing this item which links to the previous publications on this topic, listed at the end of this article. The UK Government [says it] is committed to delivering change to prevent deaths in custody and support families.
Public health bodies, charities and the families of men who died after being restrained by police have condemned the inclusion of a controversial medical term in one of the UK’s leading medical handbooks.
As the Met Police is judged to be institutionally corrupt, Hardeep Matharu and Peter Jukes explore how some of the biggest problems still plaguing British policing are embedded in British colonialism.
Today the Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody publishes ‘Priorities for a prevention of deaths strategy in Immigration Removal Centres’ alongside the Home Office’s proposed Action Plan.
In a surprise to no one who was paying attention the British government’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, has concluded that ‘concerns the UK is institutionally racist are not borne out by the evidence’.
Improving assessments and interventions to reduce suicide risk requires updated evidence on risk factors. We aimed to examine risk factors associated with suicide in prisoners.