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‘Chilling’: Stephen Merchant criticises British police over serial killer investigation depicted in Four Lives

Stephen Merchant has criticised the British police for failings in its investigation into serial killer Stephen Port, the real-life murderer Merchant plays in the BBC drama Four Lives. Port, who was dubbed the “Grindr Killer”, used the gay dating app to target younger men. His crimes were committed in 2014 and 2015. Earlier this month, […] […]


Merseyside police under fire over conduct of sacked officer

An alleged police culture of impunity helped an officer who took selfies while on duty at a murder scene commit a litany of disciplinary offences on an “industrial scale” for six years, it has been claimed. PC Ryan Connolly, 37, from the Merseyside force, resigned after his taking and sharing of photos of the vulnerable […] […]

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Former Met officer among those up in court over bribery allegations

People from Camden and Islington have been charged with bribery offences along with a former Metropolitan police officer. Ex-officer Frank Partridge, 48, was joined by seven co-defendants at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on December 21. They all faced a charge of conspiracy to commit bribery. Co-defendants include Hassan Serdoud, 54, and Anna Ginandes, 44, both of Fellows Road […] […]