Independent Police Complaints Commission

Officer Involved In Restraint Of Rashan Charles Should Be Suspended, Says Watchdog

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK

The officer who initially restrained a man whose death sparked violent street protests should be suspended from the Met pending further investigation,...

Police 'Could've Brought Paedophile Ian Watkins To Justice Nearly Four Years Earlier'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK

Former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins could have been caught nearly four years earlier if allegations about his interest in sex with children had b...

London Protest About Man's Death After Police Chase Turns Violent Amid Scenes Of Carnage

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.07.2017 | UK

A protest about a man’s death following a police chase turned violent on Friday night, as people erected makeshift roadblocks and threw bottles at o...

Watchdog To Probe Death Of Rashan Charles After Police Chase In Hackney, London

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 23.07.2017 | UK

The police watchdog has launched an investigation after a young black man died in a shop after being chased by police. Metropolitan Police said the 20...

The 40-Plus Times Police Failed Disabled Refugee Set Alight And Beaten To Death In Bristol

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK

Police could have prevented the murder of a disabled refugee by a vigilante who wrongly believed he was a paedophile, a damning report has found which...

These Are The Six People Charged Over The Hillsborough Disaster

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK

The six people charged over the Hillsborough disaster include the Match Commander for South Yorkshire Police and a lawyer who helped the force in the ...

Man Whose Death Sparked Forest Gate Protests ‘Had Packages’ In His Throat

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK

A number of packages were removed from the throat of a 25-year-old man who died six days after being pulled over on a traffic stop. Campaigners claim ...

Six Charged After Hillsborough Disaster Probe

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK

Six people will be prosecuted following a probe into the handling of the Hillsborough disaster which resulted in 96 deaths, the Crown Prosecution Serv...

Six Police Officers Injured After Bricks Thrown And Fires Lit In Violent Protest

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK

Six police officers were injured in a violent clash with protestors in east London over the death of a man following a traffic stop. Fires were lit an...

Police Officer Accused Of Attacking Suspect's Car Is Charged

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK

A policeman has been charged with assault and criminal damage after footage emerged appearing to show him attacking a suspect’s car in north London....

Probe Launched Into Police Officer's Comments To Black DJ Driving A Bentley

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK

The police watchdog is investigating after footage emerged of an officer telling a DJ that black people wearing “gangster-style clothing” were mor...

Founder Of Group Trying To Improve Race Relations With Police Tasered

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK

An investigation has been launched after a community race relations champion was tasered by police on Saturday. Judah Adunbi was hit in the face wh...

23 Criminal Suspects Could Face Prosecution Over Hillsborough Disaster And Alleged Police Cover-Up

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Hillsborough investigators have passed files relating to 23 suspects to the Crown Prosecution Service, a spokesman for the two criminal investigations...

Yassar Yaqub's Father Says Police 'Unlawfully Killed' His Son

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

The father of a man shot dead by police during a pre-planned operation on a motorway slip road has said he believes his son was “killed unlawfully...

Man Dies After Being Shot By Police During Operation Near M62 In Huddersfield

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK

A firearm has been found in the vehicle a man had been travelling in before he was shot dead by police, investigators have confirmed. Yassar Yaqub, 28...

The Independent Police Complaints Commission: Living in a World of Tangerine Trees and Marmalade Skies.

Chris Hobbs | Posted 11.03.2017 | UK
Chris Hobbs

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) report on the use of force by police could have been headed "Ours is the Most Restrained Police Service in the World And Will Strive to Improve Still Further." Of course they didn't; instead we saw the IPCC attempting to justify their beleaguered existence and ingratiate itself with a public who, like front line police officers, distrusts them. The result; a morale damaging report on the police use of force.

The Police Force That Deliberately Ran Over A Dog Is Being Investigated

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK

The police force who deliberately ran over a dog running loose on a motorway is now under investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commissio...

Man Shot Dead By Police After Standoff In Cambridgeshire

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

A man has been shot dead by police following a standoff at a house in Cambridgeshire. The man, believed to be in his 40s, died at the scene after o...

'Guilt' Of Man Who Reported Accident That Took Police Three Days To Attend

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

The man who reported a July 5 car accident that took police three days to investigate feels guilty for not following up. John Yuill, 28, is believe...

Mass Of Allegations Against Police Officers In Rotherham Sex Probe

PA | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

More than 100 allegations against 42 named police officers have been made to Independent Police Complaints Commission investigators probing South York...

Police Complaints Increase 50% (But There's Another Reason To Be Worried)

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK

Police are dismissing too many of the complaints made against them, their independent watchdog has warned, as it revealed the number of complaints has...

Man Who Ran From Police 'Found Dead At Bottom Of Cliffs'

PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK

The police watchdog has been informed after a man was found dead at the bottom of cliffs moments after escaping from a police vehicle. Northumbria ...

What Is Britain Tolerating?

Gabriel Webber | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Politics
Gabriel Webber

Every time something goes wrong, every time there is an injustice, and we tolerate it, that is shaping our society, and in the worst way possible. When the state stops playing by the rules, we all have a duty to make it start again.

Man Dies After Being Tasered

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

A man has died after police shot him with a Taser, Greater Manchester Police have said. The 23-year-old suffered a "medical episode" and died after...

Did Police Taser Cause Fatal Burns?

PA | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK

A watchdog is to investigate whether the firing of a Taser by a police officer at a man doused in flammable liquid caused fatal burns. Andrew Pimlo...