Police Action Centre: Taser roll-out did not follow Home Office guidance



Sophie Khan, solicitor-advocate and director (legal and policy) of the Police Action Centre says that the Taser Working Group was able to highlight key issues o

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Police fears over officers who take second jobs -The Times 13 February 2012

Thousands of police officers have second jobs, many in defiance of official guidelines, prompting concerns over a “part-time police service”. Chief constables are allowing officers to work as private investigators, security instructors and late-night drivers, even though these posts are … Continue reading

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IPCC to investigate ‘lost’ Cardiff Three papers -Press Association 14 February 2012

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to investigate whether officers ordered the destruction of documents which caused the collapse of a multimillion-pound police corruption trial. Ten defendants, including eight former officers, were acquitted of fabricating a case which led to … Continue reading

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Prescott on a mission to clean up the police – Independent 13 February 2012

The ex-Deputy Prime Minister is back on the hustings again, but party politics are far from his mind. By Oliver Wright It would be fair to say there are two professions Lord Prescott does not hold in high regard. The … Continue reading

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Intern for the Taser Project

If you are interested in assisting the Police Action Centre in its research into the use of Tasers by the police then please contact us at info@policeactioncentre.org.uk Please provide brief details as to why you would like to apply for … Continue reading

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Volunteer for the Pre-Crime and Surveillance Project

If you are interested in assisting the Police Action Centre in its campaign to oppose the use of predictive policing then please contact us at info@policeactioncentre.org.uk Please provide brief details as to why you would like to apply for the … Continue reading

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Intern for the Stop and Search Project

If you are interested in assisting the Police Action Centre in its research into the disproportionate use of stop and searches against black and asian youths then please contact us at info@policeactioncentre.org.uk Please provide brief details as to why you … Continue reading

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