Former Cleveland police officer convicted of multiple sex offences

15th July 2019

David Waller, formerly of Cleveland Police, was last week convicted of 10 charges including rape, sexual activity with a child, and misconduct in a public office, between 2004 and 2016. He had committed some of the offences while serving as an officer with Cleveland Police from 2006 to 2010. He denied the allegations but was […]

British Airways Data Breach

12th July 2019

It appears many organisations have still not got to grips with data protection.  This was highlighted on 8 July 2019 when the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced an intention to fine British Airways 1.5% of its worldwide turnover in 2017.  The fine amounts to £183million and relates to British Airways’ failure to protect customers data […]

Police Shooting: Judge Criticises Police for Death of Unarmed Man

A Judge in an inquiry stated on 11 July 2019 that a Police Force was to blame for the fatal shooting of an unarmed man. In March 2012 Anthony Grainger, 36, was shot through the windscreen of a stolen Audi car in Cheshire during a police operation.  No firearms were found on either Mr Grainger […]

Sally Challen and Coercive Control

8th July 2019

In 2010 Sally Challen killed her husband with a hammer after she suffered years of controlling and humiliating abuse. Sally was granted leave to appeal her conviction of murder earlier this year and a retrial was expected to take place on 1 July 2019. Sally pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter which was accepted […]