Over the last 8+ years 4WardEverUK has compiled one of the largest single online listings of the annual United Families & Friends Campaign protests. UFFC is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in custody.
Some change is welcome and some is not. Some unwelcome changes are worse than others. Personally, I can’t think of anything much worse than losing a loved one in sudden, unexpected, traumatic and mysterious circumstances.
When the policeman who had shot dead the suspected armed robber, Azelle Rodney, in north London was cleared of murder earlier this month, an email quickly dropped into my in-box.
Theresa May has expressed solidarity with those who have lost family members as a result of deaths in custody. In a revealing letter written she echoed the sentiments of families who feel let down by the IPCC.