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All You Need to Know About the Government's Long-Delayed Deaths in Custody Report

There are some good recommendations. The question is whether they'll ever get implemented.
Bisi Akintoye
10.31.17
Rashan Charles

Why Is it So Hard to Get Justice for People Killed in Police Custody?

Why so many cases against police violence fail.
Leah Cowan
8.3.17
Rashan Charles

Why We Can't Trust the Police or IPCC Over the Death of Rashan Charles

The authorities' record when it comes to deaths in custody speaks for itself.
Leah Cowan
7.25.17
thump news

Acid Attack in London Nightclub Leaves 12 People Injured

The police have not yet caught the suspected attacker.
Alexander Iadarola
4.18.17
End 696

We Asked Promoters About Exactly How an Outdated Form Polices Grime Gigs

“Basically it’s saying, ‘we aren’t going to protect you – we’re going to treat you all like suspects’."
Kamila Rymajdo
3.31.17
End form 696

Form 696 Still Exists and It’s Still Trash: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

London's Met Police risk assessment form was introduced over a decade ago, leading to the voluntary cancellation of high-profile grime gigs, but now there’s a possibility it might finally be revoked.
Daisy Jones
3.28.17
News

The Police Have Used Tasers on Children Hundreds of Times

Bad news if you think electrocuting kids is not cool.
Dan Hancox
4.22.16
Features

Someone Is Putting Up Rap Inspired Posters Across South London That Accuse the Police of Racism

An anonymous artist has made it their mission to pepper Croydon High Street with a set of posters calling out the bashment ban and other issues currently facing South London.
Daisy Jones
3.29.16
Culture

There’s Now a Play About the Women Duped into Dating Spy Cops

We spoke to the playwright who turned the women's stories, of deceit and police infiltration, into theatre.
Tshepo Mokoena
2.6.16
News

Revealed: Just One London Police Officer Has Been Sacked for Sexual Assault in Nine Years

After nearly 500 complaints.
Joe Sandler Clarke
12.3.15
News

Exclusive: VICE Data Shows Virtually No London Cops Get Fired for Complaints of Assault

Our FOI request shows that the chances of getting an officer sacked for an alleged assault are more or less zero.
Joe Sandler Clarke
11.10.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Police Officer Has Been Shot in East London

He's been airlifted to hospital, but his injuries aren't thought to be life-threatening.
Sirin Kale
10.15.15
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