Independent Police Complaints Commission

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...

Police Email On Hillsborough 'Inappropriate And Insensitive'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

The Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police has apologised for an "inappropriate and insensitive" internal email about the Hillsborough disaster. ...

Police Watchdog 'Woefully Under-Equipped And Hamstrung'

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

The police watchdog is "woefully under-equipped and hamstrung" and does not have the power or resources to get to the truth, a scathing report by an i...

Masked Robber Dies In Botched Raid On Ladbrokes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies. The man, in his 50s, was believed to be we...

'Spelling Mistake' Hindered Police From Preventing Murder

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

A simple spelling mistake by a police force had "profound consequences" and was a "missed opportunity" in trying to prevent the murder of a woman suff...

Hillsborough Police Officers Names To Be Given Up

Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

South Yorkshire Police will take just two weeks to give the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) the names and addresses of up to 1,000 off...

Senior Officer's Conduct During Hillsborough Case To Be Investigated

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK

Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison is facing a further investigation by the police watchdog, it was revealed on Friday. The senior officer was ref...

Hillsborough Disaster: 'Large Number' Of Current And Former Police Officers Face Investigation

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Sport

The biggest ever inquiry into police actions in the UK is to be launched following allegations of misconduct by South Yorkshire police, West Midlands ...

Police Shot Shotgun Man Three Times | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

A man who is in a critical condition in hospital had been shot three times by police officers following a six-hour stand-off in a quiet seaside town. ...

Inquest Opens Into Tower Block Plunge Death Teen

PA | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

An inquest has been opened into the death of a teenager who plunged from the 17th floor of a block of flats in an apparent bid to escape police office...