Deaths in custody

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‘Excited delirium’: term linked to police restraint in UK medical guide condemned
Public health bodies and families say term carries racial bias and is used to justify lethal use of force by police

Nazia Parveen Community affairs correspondent

01, Jul, 2021 @1:27 PM

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UN calls for end of ‘impunity’ for police violence against black people
Report launched in aftermath of George Floyd murder cites example of 2018 death of Kevin Clarke in UK

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

28, Jun, 2021 @10:02 AM

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Ultraviolence review – still no justice in follow-up doc on deaths in UK police custody
Ken Fero’s grim update to his fearless 2001 documentary Injustice, about police brutality against black men, is a shocking case of more of the same

Peter Bradshaw

24, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Two deaths in English prisons make me wonder how civilised we are in 2021 | Eric Allison
When unlawful detention and failure to provide food and medication are implicated in inmates’ deaths, this is a new low, says Eric Allison, the Guardian’s prisons correspondent

Eric Allison

31, May, 2021 @12:06 PM

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Police watchdog threatened with legal action over inquiry into man’s death
Family of Neal Saunders, who died after being restrained, threaten action after IOPC decided not to investigate conduct of officers

Aamna Mohdin

04, May, 2021 @10:17 AM

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Police restraint contributed to Leon Briggs death, jury finds
Inquest jurors identify police and ambulance failings before 39-year-old’s death in Luton in 2013

Diane Taylor

12, Mar, 2021 @4:19 PM

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IOPC investigates five Thames Valley police officers over death of man, 24
Brian Ringrose from Milton Keynes died in hospital after being restrained and put in induced coma

Jessica Murray

25, Feb, 2021 @1:12 PM

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BLM UK to fund 'people's tribunal' for deaths in custody
Exclusive: United Families and Friends Campaign receives £45,000 in BLM’s first round of funding

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

17, Feb, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Families of citizens dying after contact with police still await justice
Relatives of Darren Cumberbatch and Rashan Charles distrustful of IOPC’s ability to hold police to account

Mattha Busby

18, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Mohamud Hassan death: woman faces Covid fine over Cardiff protests
Unnamed woman faces £500 fine for allegedly organising protests over man who died after night in police custody

Mattha Busby

16, Jan, 2021 @1:17 PM

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Death of Cardiff man after night in police custody 'deeply concerning'
Welsh first minister calls for ‘proper investigation’ into death of Mohamud Mohammed Hassan

Nazia Parveen and Steven Morris

12, Jan, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Judge pledges 'inquisitorial' inquiry into Sheku Bayoh death
Lord Bracadale urges full cooperation from Scotland’s police with death in custody inquiry

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

30, Nov, 2020 @12:11 PM

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