Tag: Sean Rigg

Review into custody deaths announced by Theresa May in Brixton

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Theresa May has launched an independent review into deaths in police custody in England and Wales. Speaking yesterday at Brixton Recreation Centre, May said every...

From surviving to thriving: Brixton hosts Lambeth Black Health and Wellbeing...

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The Assembly Hall at Lambeth Town Hall was full on Friday night for the launch of a social marketing campaign designed to improve mental...

SEAN RIGG: Family “bitterly disappointed” by CPS decision not to charge...

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The family of Sean Rigg, who died in Brixton Police Station in 2008, have said they are 'bitterly disappointed' by a decision not to...

SEAN RIGG: Police officer under investigation cannot resign says High Court...

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The most senior police offer involved in the arrest of Sean Rigg may not resign from the force ahead of an investigation into the...

SEAN RIGG: Senior arresting officer WILL face scrutiny after Met police...

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The Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner has u-turned over his acceptance of PC Andrew Birks' resignation and suspended him, following pressure from Sean Rigg's family,...

SEAN RIGG: Senior Met police officer resigns ahead of fresh IPCC...

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UPDATE  1.30pm May 30: The Met police have just announced that they have "rescinded" the resignation of PC Andrew Birks. He has now been...

SEAN RIGG: Criminal charges to be considered against officers who arrested...

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The Crown Prosecution (CPS) is to consider whether to bring criminal charges against two police officers who arrested Sean Rigg hours before he died...

IPCC to reinvestigate death of Sean Rigg in police custody

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The investigation into the death of Sean Rigg in police custody is to be re-opened by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). Following the inquest...

Serving police officers arrested over Sean Rigg death case in Brixton

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Two serving police officers have been arrested on suspicion of perjury and perverting the cause of justice over the 2008 death of Sean Rigg...

Film review: Who Polices the Police?

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  By Luke Massey Sean Rigg was a musician, a dancer and a rapper on the Brixton music scene from the 1980s onwards. He was an...

Lambeth Councillor calls for replacement of police watchdog following Sean Rigg...

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By Juliana Lucas A Lambeth councillor has called for the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to be replaced with a new investigative body. Cllr Ed Davie...

Take Two: Post Sean Rigg seminar @ The Brix and Bad...

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Tuesday October 16 Take One: Post Sean Rigg - What Next? @ Brix at St Matthews Organised by Black Mental Health UK, this seminar will look...

Brixton seminar will look at policing and mental health following Sean...

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A seminar organised by Black Mental Health UK is to look at how police and other statutory bodies treat people with mental health issues. The...

Sean Rigg case could be repeated, police commander warns

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A police commander has warned that the case of Sean Rigg, who died in custody at Brixton police station, will be repeated unless there...

Sean Rigg Anniversary: 4 years on the fight for justice continues

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Family, friends, and more than 200 people from the community met last night to remember Sean Rigg, as his sister Marcia vowed to bring...

UPDATE: Footage emerges of controversial arrest in Brixton

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Video footage has emerged of an arrest in Windrush Square, Brixton, which sparked allegations of heavy-handed treatment by police officers. The images show three officers...

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