British Transport

Fourth member of Stockwell Six appealing against conviction

A fourth member of the so-called Stockwell Six, a group of young black men who were “fitted up” by a corrupt police officer nearly 50 years ago, has been found and is mounting an appeal against his conviction. The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) announced on Monday that Texo Johnson got in touch after his […] […]

West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Police officer Sean Donoghue to face misconduct hearing for allegedly stealing 11 bottles of wine and a sandwich from Aldi and Tesco Express

A West Yorkshire Police officer who allegedly stole 11 bottles of wine and a sandwich from Aldi and Tesco Express is to face a misconduct hearing. Detective Constable Sean Donoghue is alleged to have taken two bottles of wine and hidden them in his backpack when he visited an Aldi store in Shipley on May […] […]

Greater Manchester

GMP has found 5,000 pieces of intelligence hiding in its ‘nightmare’ computer system – and doesn’t know what they are

It is two years since iOPS was launched, prompting an extraordinary flood of scared and angry police officers to blow the whistle. As the new Chief Constable weighs up whether to ditch the part that ‘doesn’t work’, the scale of its failures are still emerging On July 9, 2019, a ‘transformational’ £29m new computer system […] […]

Met (London)

Man dies days after being handcuffed by police, Met says

A man who was reportedly behaving “erratically” while carrying a knife and then handcuffed by police officers has died, Scotland Yard said. The Metropolitan Police said that officers were called to a home in James Gardens in Wood Green, north London, at around 8.10pm on Thursday following concerns for the welfare of a male occupant. […] […]