Police Complaints system

Yard moves to stamp out police racism and violence

The Observer, February 23 1986

Scotland Yard has drawn up a large programme of reform to stamp out racism and bullying in London's police ranks.

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Lawyers expose the police complaints commission

The Guardian, February 25 2008

The Independent Police Complaints Commission faces a crisis of confidence after a network of more than a hundred lawyers who specialise in handling police complaints resigned en masse from the commission's advisory body.

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Failure at the Police Complaints Commission

The Guardian, February 25 2008

One night in May 2000, Christine Hurst was woken up by a phone call at her home in Hertfordshire and learned that her son, Troy, 39, had been taken to hospital. By the time she got there he was dead. He had been stabbed by a neighbour on the estate where he lived in Barnet, north London.

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