London

Daniel Morgan murder: inquiry brands Met police ‘institutionally corrupt’

Met chief censured for hampering corruption inquiry into investigation of 1987 death of private detective The Metropolitan police have been described as “institutionally corrupt” and its commissioner, Cressida Dick, personally censured for obstruction by an independent inquiry set up to review the murder of the private detective Daniel Morgan. The findings of an independent panel […] […]

All police

Victims of police domestic abuse ‘feel silenced’

UK police forces have received more than 800 allegations of domestic abuse against officers and staff over the last five years, BBC research has revealed. Just 43 cases – about 5% of the total – were prosecuted. Victims of domestic abuse have told the BBC they do not believe their complaints were properly investigated. The […] […]

IOPC

Met Police staff member sentenced for stealing lost property cash

A former member of Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) front counter staff, based in Ilford, has been given a suspended jail sentence for stealing cash handed in as lost property. As the result of our directed investigation, conducted by the MPS’ Anti-Corruption Command (ACC), Public Access Officer Neerju Mohamedally, 24, admitted theft of £64 at Thames […] […]

Scotland

Police watchdog investigates after man dies in incident

The police watchdog is investigating after a man died following an incident attended by officers.  Police were called to a property at Alison Lea in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, around 4.15pm on Friday. A 59-year-old man was seriously injured and later died. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 4.15pm, officers attended at a property in […] […]

West Mercia

West Mercia Police officer accused of gross misconduct

A notice has published by the force said the unnamed male officer allegedly breached “authority, respect and courtesy” standards. Hearing chairman Callum Cowx has imposed reporting restrictions on the case, including granting anonymity to the accused officer, but these could be lifted if the panel finds against him. The notice said the accused officer will […] […]