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Showing Stories from 25th September 2020 to 13th April 2021
Musician stopped by armed officers denied injunction against Met

Musician stopped by armed officers denied injunction against Met

(01/04/21) A recording artist stopped by armed police after his microphone stand was mistaken for a gun has been denied an injunction to stop Metropolitan Police officers from pulling him over.

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History: The day Yvonne Fletcher was murdered

History: The day Yvonne Fletcher was murdered

(26/02/21) On Monday the 23rd of June, a House of Commons adjournment debate saw Bob Stewart MP, make an impassioned appeal for PC Yvonne Fletcher to be awarded a posthumous George Medal. Chris Hobbs, now retired, has vivid memories of a dark day for UK policing.

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(19/02/21) Three-year IOPC inquiry clears firearms officers over shooting (04/02/21) Grainger inquiry finds no breach over failed firearms training course (03/02/21) Wiltshire officers who shot man carrying air pistol cleared by IOPC (30/01/21) Hampshire takes out OCG after biggest-ever cocaine seizure (22/12/20) Driver jailed for 11 years after targeting armed cop with car (15/12/20) BB gun attacks spark renewed calls for tougher laws (10/12/20) Weapons amnesty begins in bid to tackle violent crime (09/12/20) Firearms laws overhauled to counter converted guns (07/12/20) Officers used 'reasonable and proportionate force' in fatal shooting (17/11/20) NI paramilitary threat remains strong, commissioners warn (09/11/20) Home Office to end gun loophole but campaigners urge more action (09/11/20) Extradition hearing begins for suspect wanted for PC's murder (09/11/20) IOPC launches investigation into fatal shooting in Swindon (04/11/20) "He always stayed calm, never overreacted but was incredibly quick to assess a situation" (04/11/20) Tributes paid to Sgt Matt Ratana at funeral streamed around the world (14/10/20) Man convicted of capital murder for shooting Garda during a robbery (14/10/20) The Brief: an honest belief is no longer sufficient (12/10/20) Driver who drove car at AFO convicted of attempted GBH (12/10/20) Officer to appeal decision backing IOPC bid for misconduct case
IOPC wins 'landmark appeal' on use of force by firearms officer

IOPC wins 'landmark appeal' on use of force by firearms officer

(09/10/20) Met will now have to hold misconduct hearing against officer involved in operation to stop prison escape.

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(07/10/20) Police staff worker charged with weapons and explosives possession (02/10/20) Forces across the country fall silent for Sgt Matt Ratana (01/10/20) New Zealand High commissioner visits Croydon Custody Centre (30/09/20) All Blacks pay tribute to Sgt Ratana (28/09/20) Partner pays tribute to Sgt Ratana (25/09/20) Custody murder: spotlight on Croydon (25/09/20) Met officer shot dead inside custody centre in Croydon
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