Deaths in Custody
20 December 2018
Kingsley died on 31 March 2011. He was restrained by police at a mental health unit and beaten severely while he had a towel placed over his face.
27 November 2018
The family of Sheku Bayoh led a 2,000-strong St Andrew’s Day march against racism in Glasgow
20 November 2018
A misconduct hearing for three police officers involved in events leading to the death of Kingsley Burrell in 2011 began on Monday.
27 October 2018
Over 200 people marched on Saturday to remember the thousands who have died after coming into contact with the police, and to demand change.
15 August 2018
A cop who restrained a 20 year old black man shortly before he died has been cleared of misconduct.
26 July 2018
23 people died in or following police custody in 2017. Even this figure doesn’t tell the full story, says Simon Basketter
17 July 2018
Protesters in Chicago faced down police after cops killed Harith Augustus last Saturday, shooting him in the back.
20 June 2018
An inquest into the death of Rashan Charles has delivered a verdict of “accidental death” in an inquest that Rashan’s family have branded a farce.
19 June 2018
An inquest into the death of Rashan Charles last week heard from witnesses to his restraint by a police officer.
12 June 2018
A man who helped a police officer restrain Rashan Charles before he died has told an inquest that he was trying to protect Rashan.
06 June 2018
The police officer who restrained Rashan Charles before he died has admitted failing to follow safety rules.
03 May 2018
A post-mortem identified 54 separate lacerations, cuts and bruises on Sheku Bayoh’s body.
28 April 2018
The scale of deaths of black people after contact with the police is so high that even United Nations agencies have felt the need to speak out.
18 April 2018
Two cops who previously had misconduct rulings against them in relation to the death of Adrian McDonald have had appeals against the ruling upheld.
02 April 2018
Kevin died after coming into contact with the police on 9 March in Lewisham, south east London.
02 April 2018
A powerful protest marked 20 years since Christopher's death in police custody in Hull
27 March 2018
Twenty years after her brother Christopher Alder died, Janet Alder is still fighting for truth and justice
13 March 2018
A man has died after coming into contact with the police in Catford, south east London, last Friday.
12 March 2018
The family of a man who died after contact with the cops held a vigil in Catford on Monday night—and said they wouldn’t be silenced.
27 February 2018
The Crown Prosecution Service announced last week its decision not to bring criminal charges against any police officers involved in events surrounding Duncan Tomlin’s death.