Merseyside Police

16-Year-Old Shot Boy Dead In Liverpool

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

A 16-year-old boy has been shot dead on a Liverpool towpath, police have said. Merseyside Police were called to reports of a shooting on a towpath ...

Police Endure Tragedy, Violence and Uncertainty Amidst the Hypocrisy and Contempt of May and Cameron

Chris Hobbs | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Whatever merits that may have been perceived in Theresa May's speech, the assertion that the policing front line has been 'preserved' is arrant nonsense. The dramatic reduction in both mounted and dog units is huge blow to those on the front line as is the reduction in helicopter cover.

Liverpool Falls Silent In Fog To Remember Pc Killed In Hit And Run

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

Hundreds of people have paid their last respects at the funeral of Pc Dave Phillips, who was killed in a hit-and-run. The congregation stood as the...

Police Apologise And launch Investigation After 'Joining In On Rape Joke'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK

Merseyside Police have launched an investigation and issued an apology after taking part in an "inappropriate" twitter exchange about rape. The inc...

Teen 'Apologises To Family Of Police Officer Killed By His Driving'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK

A teenager has accepted his driving caused the death of Pc Dave Phillips and has "extended his apologies" to the officer's young family, his solicitor...

Police Officer's Family Say His Death 'Made It Hard To Breathe'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK

The family of police officer David Phillips, who was killed on duty have said losing him has made it “hard to breathe” in an emotional tribute. ...

Police Officer Mown Down By Stolen Vehicle 'Didn't Stand A Chance'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

A police officer mown down as he tried to stop a speeding stolen pick-up truck died from internal injuries, a post-mortem examination has found. Pc...

Murder Investigation Launched After Policeman Run Over

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

The first pictures have emerged of a police officer who was run over and killed during a car chase. Police have launched a murder investigation aft...

How the Murder of a Dedicated, Compassionate Police Constable Inches British Policing Toward the Abyss

Chris Hobbs | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK
Chris Hobbs

At this moment in time UK officers have to contend with the fact that the edifice of British policing is rapidly crumbling, eroded by both cutbacks and politically expedient bile... The death of Neil Doyle will place a further dent in police morale yet of course it is still 'business as usual' as far as devastated but committed Merseyside police officers are concerned.

Man Arrested For Police Officer 'Murder'

PA | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the death of off-duty police constable Neil Doyle have arrested a man on suspicion of murder, Merseyside Police said. The ...

Nazi Who Plotted Mosque Bombings Jailed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

A Nazi supporter who expressed admiration for Adolf Hitler and planned to blow up mosques with homemade explosives has been jailed for 10 years. Ia...

Tasered Woman Wearing 'Nothing But Her Shoes'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Merseyside Police officers tasered a naked woman armed with a knife in Liverpool city centre after a disturbance in which she damaged cars early this ...

The Next Nancy Drew?

Ken Scott | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ken Scott

It's every writer's dream to find the inspiration to discover a fictional character that the book reading public adore, every authors dream to create the next Miss Marple, Dr Kay Scarpetta, or Nancy Drew. It's difficult to say what will make a character stand the test of time but some undoubtedly do and the book buying public clamour for more tales and more information and a greater analysis of their favourite characters.

Police Drop Lord Sugar Tweet Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK

Sugar tweet reported for 'racism' Police say they are taking no further action in relation to a tweet by Lord Sugar that led to a formal racism com...

Stephen Lawrence and the Shame of the Police

Tony Schumacher | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK
Tony Schumacher

What has happened over Hillsborough has depressed me, what has happened recently regarding the Stephen Lawrence family has depressed me, what has happened over undercover officers in various organisations has depressed me. But what has depressed me the most is that none of it has surprised me.

Wife Of Leading Businessman Found Frozen To Death In Car

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

The wife of a prominent businessman was found frozen to death in the back of a car, post mortem examination results have revealed. The body of Nico...

Wife Of Urban Splash Property Developer Found Dead In Car

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

The wife of a prominent businessman has been found dead in a car. Nicole Falkingham, whose husband Jonathan Falkingham is the chief executive of pr...

I Pay Your Wages!

Tony Schumacher | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Tony Schumacher

Many years ago, in a past life, long before I was a stand up comedian and a writer, I was a Policeman. Don't ask me how it happened (the police thing, not the stand up and writing thing (although come to think of it, I don't know how that happened either)), it just did.

'Gang Warfare' Behind Merseyside Shooting That Put Four Teenagers In Hospital

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Four teenagers injured in a shooting may be the victims of gang warfare, police said tonight. Three 17-year-olds and a 15-year-old were injured in ...

Police Probe As Four Teenagers Hospitalised After Merseyside Shooting

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Four teenagers are recovering in hospital after being shot in the same incident in Merseyside late last night. Three 17-year-olds and a 15-year-old...

Boy Arrested Over 15-Year-Old's Drug Death After Birthday Party

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

Police investigating the suspected drug death of a 15-year-old girl in Liverpool have made an arrest. Rose Farley fell ill at a birthday party on F...

Police Launch Inquiry After Bones Found On Embankment

PA | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

Police investigating the discovery of a woman's remains found near to a railway line have launched a murder inquiry. A dog walker found human bones...

Hillsborough Disaster Blamed On 'Drunk Fans' Leaked Files Reveal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Politics

Margaret Thatcher was told that a Merseyside Police officer blamed "drunken Liverpool fans" for the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, according to leaked fi...

Merseyside Man In Court Over Fatal Stabbing Of Motorist

PA | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK

A man will appear in court on Monday charged over the fatal stabbing of a motorist in broad daylight. Steven Branscombe, 42, of Boswell Street, Bir...

Scoundrel Police Officer Sacked For Trawling Computer System For Women

PA | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

A "disgraceful" police officer has been sacked for trawling the police computer system to gather information about women he wanted to have a relations...