The home secretary’s announcement of an independent inquiry into police deaths in custody has significant implications for black Britain.
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A Los Angeles police officer has been sentenced to three years in jail for assaulting a woman who died shortly after a 2012 arrest that was caught on video.
Theresa May [announced] plans on Thursday to launch an independent review of deaths in police custody as she vows to stamp out the “evasiveness and obstruction” suffered by families.
The home secretary has refused to allow the use of water cannon in England and Wales – a year after three of them were bought by the Met Police. She said they had “the capacity to cause harm”.
Nebraska State Senator Colby Coash (R-Lincoln), a conservative Republican (although Nebraska’s unicameral legislature is nominally non-partisan), tells an interesting story about his evolution on the death penalty.
A former Harrow pupil found dead on a German motorway did not commit suicide despite police in the country insisting he killed himself, a coroner has ruled. Coroner Andrew Walker “totally rejected” suicide as a cause of death.
Home secretary Theresa May has expressed solidarity with those who have lost family members as a result of deaths in custody). In a revealing letter she echoed the sentiments of families who feel let down by the IPCC.