An ex-serviceman has been shot dead by police officers during a “pre-planned” raid on a house in Coventry. Sean Fitzgerald, 31, died during an intelligence-led operation on Friday evening in the north of the city.
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A retired senior policeman will not face criminal charges over his evidence to an inquiry into the shooting of an unarmed man. Prosecutors said there was not enough evidence to charge former Asst Chief Constable Steven Heywood.
A Thames Valley police constable has received a written warning after he was found guilty of misconduct for failing to properly observe Leroy Junior Medford, 43, who died in custody last year from an overdose of heroin.
A man died in police custody on 7 July after he was detained for ‘breaching the peace’. Greater Manchester Police arrived at Andre Moura’s property in Oldham at about 11.30pm on 6 July, following reports of a domestic disturbance.
A specialist emergency unit which offers immediate assessments to suspected mental health sufferers in the West Midlands has been recognised internationally – Counterparts from Australia visited the region to learn about best practice.
The parallels between Hillsborough and Orgreave are alarming. The same attempt to divert blame from the police. The same methods to conceal the truth. In many cases, the same officers.
Tane Chatfield, a member of the Gomeroi and Aaniwan Nations, died in hospital on Friday 22 September after being found unresponsive at Tamworth Correctional Centre around 9am on Wednesday.
Party-goer Adrian McDonald died in the back of a police van after being Tasered by an officer and bitten twice by a police dog, a tribunal heard. Police deployed a dog and used a Taser after Adrian had barricaded himself inside a flat.