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Phoebe Roberts with her mum

Toddler mauled by police dog

A six year old girl was mauled by a police dog outside of her home, it has been reported. Phoebe Roberts, 6, was heading to her grandmother’s house in Harpurhey, Greater Manchester just 50 yards from her home when the police dog got distracted from its intended target and savaged her. She was subsequently rushed to hospital with 10 puncture[Read More…]

Deputy William Strong was the man who ordered the illegal and sexually intrusive search

Texas woman subjected to cavity search by police officers in car park

A Texas woman claims she was strip-searched and forced to submit to a cavity search at a gas station parking lot in full view of passers by. Charneshia Corley, 21, was pulled over for allegedly rolling through a stop sign near the corner of Ella and Barren Springs in June. What was reported to have happened next is like something[Read More…]

Australian woman forcibly strip searched and paraded naked by police

Australian woman forcibly strip searched and paraded naked by police

  An Australian woman was forcibly strip-searched by both male and female police officers and then paraded naked around the police station, it has been revealed. Joanne Martin had tried to to help her boyfriend during a fight with a group of people in Northbridge in Western Australia, when she was arrested by the police for disorderly behaviour. Despite the[Read More…]

Deaths in custody at an all-time high

Deaths in custody at an all-time high

Deaths in police custody are at their highest level for five years, it has been revealed. The figures from the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) show that 17 people died in or following detention by the police in 2014-15 – six more than during the previous year. The last time the figure was higher was in 2010-11 when it stood[Read More…]

German police took off their helmets and marched in solidarity with anti-austerity protestors

German police march in solidarity with anti-austerity protesters

On May 19th, thousands of protesters marched against austerity and ‘crony capitalism’. Protesters peacefully filled the city center of continental Europe’s biggest financial hub in their protest against the dominance of banks and what they perceive to be untamed crony capitalism. However, in a rare show of solidarity, German police removed their helmets and marched in support alongside the protesters.[Read More…]