Police Deaths

The Deaths Of Charles, Da Costa And Cumberbatch Must Not Be Swept Under The Carpet

Weyman Bennett | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK
Weyman Bennett

Year after year the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigate the deaths, yet year on year nobody faces prosecution. There have been some 1600 deaths in police custody since 1990 but not a single successful prosecution. Officers involved often remain in post and the protests of the families and their friends are forgotten.

Is a Police Officer's Life Worth Less Now Than in 1966? So It Would Seem

Jacqui Hames | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Politics
Jacqui Hames

Every day our mainly unarmed officers put themselves at risk on our behalf, just as they did in 1966 - the risks are probably even higher - the very least we can do in return is show that life will always mean life for appalling crimes like this.

Could Manchester Police Still Be At Risk?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

Officers remain under threat after the deaths of two policewomen in a grenade and gun attack, the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police warned ...

Met Police Officer Dies From Gunshot Wounds

PA | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

A Metropolitan Police officer has died at a police station after suffering gunshot wounds. The officer, aged in his 30s, was serving within the Avi...