IOPC investigates death in Thames Valley Police custody

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is investigating the death of a 49-year-old man in police custody in Abingdon, Oxford. We have established the man was arrested by Thames Valley Police officers shortly before 5.30pm on Friday 25 June and taken to custody at Abingdon Police Station. At around 1.10am on Saturday, 26 June, […] […]

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Thames Valley Police fail to use new anti-stalking powers

POLICE have applied for “a number” of stalking prevention orders after an investigation revealed the service had not applied for any despite more than 1,000 stalking complaints from residents. A probe by the BBC’s Shared Data Unit revealed Thames Valley Police failed to issue a single Stalking Prevention Order since the civil power was introduced […] […]

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Wiltshire Police in ‘precarious position’ without a PCC

Conservative Party candidate Jonathan Seed received 40 per cent of the vote in the first round and was elected after it went to a second ballot but was subsequently disbarred after it emerged that he had a historical driving conviction. Electoral Commission guidance states candidates for PCC posts cannot stand for election if they have […] […]