INQUEST responds to IPCC annual statistics for deaths during or following police contact
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INQUEST responds to IPCC annual statistics for deaths during or following police contact

In the financial year 2016/17 the IPCC recorded 14 deaths in or following police custody, 6 police shootings, an increase to 32 deaths relating to police pursuit in road traffic incidents, and 55 apparent suicides following custody. Continue reading

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PM to look at ‘institutional racism’ of black people by mental health services
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PM to look at ‘institutional racism’ of black people by mental health services

Prime Minister Theresa May said she is “looking at” the treatment of black people by mental health services amid claims of “institutional racism”. Labour MP Steve Reed has called for an inquiry. Continue reading