Covid 19 and Cancer

5th August 2020

As the R number continues to fall in general across the UK and we see daily life returning to some kind of normal, conversations about Covid-19 are changing and I have noticed lately that concerns surrounding our NHS have moved from lack of PPE and pressure on staff to the issues surrounding those who have […]

Police Complaints: Quick Guide for Young People

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) oversee the Police complaint system in England and Wales. The IOPC has published a quick guide to Police complaints for young people. There is a short animation and some text explaining how to complain and the possible outcomes.  Click here to link to the guide for young people.  […]

Police Officer dismissed after making dishonest statement

At a misconduct hearing on 17 July 2020 P.C. Thomas was dismissed without notice for gross misconduct. A disciplinary panel found P.C. Sally Thomas had breached the honesty and integrity, and duties and responsibilities standards of professional behaviour. The misconduct hearing followed an independent investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). The case […]

New York proposes insurance to tackle police misconduct

29th July 2020

Interesting steps have been taken by New York State Legislators who have proposed a law introducing insurance to address police officer misconduct. On 6 July 2020 a New York State Bill was introduced which if passed would require law enforcement officers state-wide to carry personal liability insurance coverage. The measure aims to establish a financial […]