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Cyber-stalking laws: police review urged – BBC News

“A senior police officer is calling on the government to review whether laws governing cyber-stalking in the UK are fit for purpose.”

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BBC News, 1st May 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ian Tomlinson inquest: Jury can return unlawful killing verdict – The Guardian

“The jury at the inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson has been told it can return a verdict of unlawful killing, but only if it is satisfied the police officer who beat him with a baton and shoved him to the ground acted deliberately and illegally.”

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The Guardian, 28th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

IPCC investigates after east London man dies in police custody – The Guardian

“The independent police watchdog is investigating after a father-to-be died in police custody following an apparent altercation at a pub in east London.”

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The Guardian, 19th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Court results put on Twitter by West Midlands Police – BBC News

“Results from cases heard at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court are being put on Twitter by West Midlands Police.”

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BBC News, 19th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police actions killed Tomlinson, not heart attack, inquest is told – The Independent

“Significant new evidence proves that Ian Tomlinson died from injuries caused by the trauma of being pushed to the ground and not from natural causes, his inquest heard yesterday.”

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The Independent, 19th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

DPP: Prosecutors and police must protect women in the home – Crown Prosecution Service

“Women in England and Wales are still more at risk of crime in their own homes than anywhere else, the Director of Public Prosecutions said in a speech today entitled ‘Domestic Violence: the facts, the issues, the future’.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 12th April 2011

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Essex arrest error woman gets pay-out from police – BBC News

“A woman has received compensation from Essex Police after a series of errors led to her being arrested and imprisoned.”

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BBC News, 12th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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