Domestic violence: Officer failed in his 'police duty'

While IPCC finds decision not to pursue domestic violence allegation didn't contribute to toddler death, probe identifies failings by officers.

Domestic violence: Officer failed in his 'police duty'

Date - 21st March 2014
By - Jasmin McDermott - Police Oracle
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The murder of a two-year-old boy could not have been prevented by officers, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has found, but identified failings by two officers. The independent probe concluded that the death of Rio Smedley at the...
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