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David Carrick jailed for life over series of rapes while Met police officer
Carrick, 48, admitted 85 serious offences during 17-year campaign of terror and attacks against women

Vikram Dodd and Emine Sinmaz

07, Feb, 2023 @6:37 PM

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I have seen race hate in the US and UK and the message is the same: no one is free until we are all free | Al Sharpton
Policing still devalues Black lives, but we have seen progress, and know our struggle yields results, says civil rights activist and radio talkshow host Rev Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton

07, Feb, 2023 @2:05 PM

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As the detective who inspired TV’s Prime Suspect, I know this: the misogyny of David Carrick lives on | Jackie Malton
I hope the rapist’s sentencing will offer closure to victims, but fear the Met will be weeding out abusive officers for some time, says former senior police officer Jack Malton

Jackie Malton

07, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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David Carrick sent victim photo of gun and told her: ‘I am the boss,’ court told
Court hears details of ordeal endured by victims of former Met police officer who carried out catalogue of ‘brutal sexual offending’

Vikram Dodd and Emine Sinmaz

06, Feb, 2023 @3:32 PM

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What is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act and is it likely to pass?
‘We need to get that bill passed,’ Tyre Nichols’s mother said at his funeral – but what is it, and will Congress ever act?

Joan E Greve

06, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Al Sharpton warns UK could suffer US-style police brutality without deep reform
Civil rights veteran who gave eulogy at Tyre Nichols’ funeral says racism in UK policing could produce similar tragedies

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Happy Valley shows how policing should be done – how come the BBC gets this, and not the Met? | Dal Babu
From the diversity of the top brass to Sgt Catherine Cawood’s model of best practice, the BBC drama should be essential viewing for senior officers, says former chief superintendent Dal Babu

Dal Babu

05, Feb, 2023 @3:35 PM

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Hundreds of UK officers should never have been appointed, says police watchdog
HM inspector of constabulary Matt Parr says entrants include those with links to criminality, and misogynists

Alexandra Topping

05, Feb, 2023 @1:41 PM

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‘They’ve taken away my freedom’: the truth about the UK state’s crackdown on ​protesters
Dozens of people have been imprisoned, as changes in the law are used to curb protest. Is it part of a turn towards a more authoritarian state?

Natasha Walter

05, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘Not your usual prisoner’: police pick up swan in Plymouth
Bird ‘removed’ from harbour by a drunk man is escorted to vet in scene likened to the film Hot Fuzz

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

02, Feb, 2023 @12:09 PM

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Young, gifted and Black – and unfairly jailed over song lyrics | Brief letters
Brief letters: Unjustified attacks | Daniel Morgan’s murder | Journalism lingo | Betting on Zahawi | Hot baths

01, Feb, 2023 @6:36 PM

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Met under pressure not to rehire retired officers with misconduct record
Mayor says officers with misconduct proven against them during career should not return to force

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

01, Feb, 2023 @3:32 PM

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