Independent Police Complaints Commission

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

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | 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...

Teenage Girl Who Plunged Off 17-Storey Tower Block Is Named

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

An 18-year-old girl who plunged to her death from the 17th floor of a London tower block as police officers came looking for her has been named locall...

Five Met Police Officers Suspended In New Race Row

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard is under the spotlight after revealing 10 new complaints have been referred to the police watchdog. Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey ...

Met Police Officers Suspended In New Race Row

PA | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard's race row escalated on Thursday as three officers were suspended over allegations of offensive comments to colleagues. The Independe...

£100,000 Stolen From Police Station

PA | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

A police force has admitted more than £100,000 has been stolen from a "secure storage area" at one of its stations. Warwickshire Police said £113...

Man Shot Dead By Police 'Had No Gun' In Stolen Car

PA | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

A man shot dead by armed officers in a village car park did not have any firearms or weapons on him, the police watchdog said today. Anthony Paul G...

'No Gun' In Car Of Man Shot Dead By Police

PA | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

No gun has been found in the car which was carrying a man who was shot dead by police. Anthony Paul Grainger, from Bolton, died of a single gunshot...

Police Shooting In Cheshire Followed 'Planned Operation'

PA | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

Armed officers who shot a man dead in a countryside village last night were on a "pre-planned operation", police said today. Residents in the villa...

Probe After Man Shot Dead By Manchester Police Officers

PA | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

A man has been shot dead during a police operation involving armed officers. Cheshire Police said the man was shot after the car he was in was stop...

Police Shoot Man In South London

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

A man has been shot by police in south London. Armed officers were sent to the scene in Elsinore Road, Forest Hill, after the man threatened local ...

Man Found Dead Following Armed Stand-Off With Police

PA | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

A man has been found dead in a house after police negotiators were involved in an armed stand-off for several hours. Lincolnshire Police said a "si...

Domestic Violence Drew Police To Peterlee Killer's Home Four Times In Two Years

PA | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Police were called to the home of Peterlee shotgun killer Michael Atherton four times in just two years over domestic violence incidents, a spokesman ...

'Poorly Handled': Disappearance Case Detective Quits

PA | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK

A detective has been forced to resign over her responsibility for "poorly handled" covert surveillance in a probe into the disappearance of a 14-year-...