In September 2020 the IOPC released details of their Impact report and Strategic plan for the period 2018-2022, setting out improvement plans for policing practice and reducing future risks.
The home secretary is to consider the case for a public inquiry into the 1974 Birmingham Pub Bombings. The blasts at the Mulberry Bush and Tavern in the Town pubs killed 21 people and injured 220.
The shooting death of Arbery, 25, is a story about a mother’s relentless pursuit for the truth of what happened to her son. It’s also a case that has raised questions about race and racism in the United States.
An inquest released on 9 October concluded that excessive use of force by Metropolitan Police Officers and “serious failures” by public service providers contributed to Kevin Clarke’s death in police custody.
The government may be trying to “run down the clock” until a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane becomes pointless. Counsel for his widow claimed that his death has never been properly investigated.
Families of people who have died in police custody have expressed serious concerns about a new policy which gives anonymity to the officers involved. Campaign groups and relatives say it will be harder to hold police accountable.
Kevin Clarke said ‘I’m going to die’ as he was put into two sets of handcuffs but was ‘ignored’ and lost consciousness as he was being taken to an ambulance, Southwark coroner’s court heard.
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