News Carol Duggan, Mark Duggan’s aunt, after her nephew’s inquest

Scotland Yard ignored recommendations to review a controversial police tactic deployed against Mark Duggan minutes before he was shot, despite being advised to do so six years earlier, a BBC television programme claims this evening.

Police watchdog given new powers by Theresa May to root out corruption

A national 'blacklist' of officers struck off will be set up by the newly formed College of Policing

Police force cleared over death in custody

A police force has been cleared of any fault following the death of a man in custody.

Police involved in the arrest of ‘Lostprophets’ vocalist Ian Watkins, in relation to an alleged plot to rape a baby, are under investigation over whether or not they acted quickly enough.

Police watchdog investigates whether force acted quickly enough to arrest Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins over alleged plot to rape baby

Police involved in the arrest of ‘Lostprophets’ vocalist Ian Watkins, in relation to an alleged plot to rape a baby, are under investigation over whether or not they acted quickly enough.

Editorial: Who polices the police? No one, apparently

It hardly needed an inquiry by MPs to reveal that the Independent Police Complaints Commission is not up to the job.

The IPCC is investigating accusations the police orchestrated a major cover-up of the Hillsborough disaster

MPs slam 'woeful' watchdog for failure on police corruption

IPCC unable to root out wrongdoing because of lack of funding and inadequate powers, report reveals

Six policemen are now under investigation over the “Plebgate” affair - as a second officer was arrested over an alleged conspiracy that led to the resignation of former chief whip Andrew Mitchell

Plebgate: Second officer arrested over alleged conspiracy that led to resignation of former chief whip Andrew Mitchell

Six policemen are now under investigation over the affair

A picture left at the scene in Hanham, near Bristol, in tribute to Ross and Clare Simons, who were killed yesterday when their tandem bike was struck by a car

Driver remanded over tandem cyclists deaths

A motorist has appeared in court accused of killing a couple who were knocked off their tandem bike in an alleged hit-and-run.

A picture left at the scene in Hanham, near Bristol, in tribute to Ross and Clare Simons, who were killed yesterday when their tandem bike was struck by a car

Tandem couple killed in Bristol 'hit-and-run' crash 'were trying for children'

A Bristol couple killed after being knocked off their tandem bicycle in an alleged hit-and-run had been given the go-ahead to start IVF treatment shortly before the crash, it has emerged.

Masked robber dies during bookmakers raid after being disarmed and pinned down by customers

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies.

Armed robber dies during raid

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies, police said tonight.

Man shot with Taser stun-gun during arrest dies in hospital

A man who was shot by police using a Taser during his arrest has died in hospital.

Officer from Milly Dowler case wants chief constable job

The senior police officer who led the investigation into the disappearance and murder of Milly Dowler, and who has recently been investigated by the police watchdog over his handling of the case, could be Devon and Cornwall’s next chief constable.

IPCC investigates London's policing deputy mayor Stephen Greenhalgh

The deputy mayor for policing in London has been referred to the police watchdog over claims linked to his previous job as a council leader.

Blind stroke victim to make compensation claim after being Tasered by police who mistook his white stick for samurai sword

A blind stroke victim who was Tasered by police, after they allegedly mistook his white stick for a samurai sword, is lodging a claim for compensation from the Lancashire Constabulary.

A police officer with a Taser weapon

Blind man seeks compensation for police Taser mistake

A blind stroke victim has issued a compensation claim after he was shot in the back with a 50,000-volt Taser stun gun by a police officer who mistook his white stick for a samurai sword.

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