Police corruption

Father of three successfully sues police for false imprisonment

Father of three successfully sues police for false imprisonment

A man has successfully managed to sue the police for wrongful arrest after they broke his fingers, and dragged him out of his car for driving too slowly past an airport. Father-of-three Andrew Sinclair, 47, was apprehended by officers and detained in cells for the crime of driving away from an airport terminal at a speed that was deemed too[Read More…]

Police ignore nearly half of all crimes

Police ignore nearly half of all crimes

Around 45 per cent of reported crimes are not investigated by the police, according to the Metropolitan’s own figures. New data released by the police highlighted the fact that many cases are simply tagged unsolvable, or “screened out”, just hours after an allegation is made. Their data for 2012-2013 shows that 40 percent of residential burglaries, 76 percent of all[Read More…]

Too smart to be a cop? Police reject applicant for being too intelligent

Too smart to be a cop? Police reject applicant for being too intelligent

There are many qualities and skills needed to become an officer, but apparently, being smart is not one of them – it’s official. A US man who has had his application to join the police force rejected because he scored too highly on an intelligence test has lost his lawsuit against the city. The Court of Appeals in New York[Read More…]

Police hit the streets to introduce mobile fingerprinting

Police hit the streets to introduce mobile fingerprinting

Police have taken to the streets to fingerprint people on demand, it has been revealed.   Last week, the Metropolitan police became the 25th force in the country to confirm that mobile fingerprinting scanners will be used by officers on the beat.   Initially the Met have 350 of these devices, linked to police Blackberry phones, which they claim can[Read More…]

Corrupt cops tried to smear Stephen Lawrence family

Corrupt cops tried to smear Stephen Lawrence family

The last couple of weeks has been marked by a series of revelations over the covert and widespread use of disinformation tactics used by police in the UK. On Monday, it was revealed that the police had actively tried to smear the family and friends of Stephen Lawrence in order to cover up for their own incompetencies when dealing with[Read More…]