Government not required to disclose full details of defence – UK Human Rights Blog

‘The High Court has ruled that in a case against the state which did not directly affect the liberty of the subject, there was no irreducible minimum of disclosure of the state’s case which the court would require. The consequences of such disclosure for national security prevailed.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 27th October 2014

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Mark Duggan officer faces misconduct investigation – The Guardian

‘‘ZZ46’ is the first officer from the operation to be served with a formal disciplinary notice by the IPCC.’

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The Guardian, 26th October 2014

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No further action to be taken following the death of Andrew Pimlott – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Following the death of Andrew Pimlott in Plymouth in April 2013, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has determined that there is insufficient evidence to prosecute a police constable for gross negligence manslaughter or misconduct in public office.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 16th October 2014

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

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Plymouth burns death Taser policeman avoids prosecution – BBC News

Posted October 17th, 2014 in disciplinary procedures, homicide, misfeasance in public office, news, police by tracey

‘A police officer who Tasered a petrol-soaked man who then caught fire and died will not face criminal charges. He was being investigated for gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in a public office over Andrew Pimlott’s death in Plymouth last year.’

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BBC News, 16th October 2014

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Police officer in Sean Rigg case not allowed to resign, court rules – The Guardian

‘A police constable under investigation following the death of a mentally ill musician has lost a legal battle to be allowed to resign in order to become a Church of England minister.’

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The Guardian, 25th September 2014

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Former PCSO tipped off the Sun over Naomi Campbell arrest – The Guardian

‘A former police community support officer (PCSO) has avoided jail after he admitted tipping off the Sun that supermodel Naomi Campbell was in custody over an allegation of assault.’

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The Guardian, 18th September 2014

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Policeman told girlfriend of confidential drugs top-off – BBC News

Posted August 21st, 2014 in misfeasance in public office, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘An ex-police officer who used confidential information to tip off his girlfriend about her brother being reported for drug offences has been jailed for 17 months.’

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BBC News, 21st August 2014

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George Galloway’s ex-aide discharged over data breach – BBC News

‘A former aide to George Galloway MP who admitted obtaining personal data illegally has received a 12-month conditional discharge.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2014

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Former PC jailed for 18 months for offering story on colleague to tabloid – The Guardian

Posted July 18th, 2014 in misfeasance in public office, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘A former police constable has been jailed for 18 months for offering to sell a salacious story about a “womanising and bullying” colleague to the Sun newspaper.’

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The Guardian, 17th July 2014

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Humberside Police officer pleads guilty to sex assaults – BBC News

‘A former police constable has pleaded guilty to four sexual assaults while serving as an officer in East Yorkshire.’

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BBC News, 8th July 2014

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Andy Coulson trial: jurors fail to reach verdicts on remaining charges – The Guardian

‘The trial of Andy Coulson has ended after the jury failed to reach majority verdicts on two remaining counts that he conspired to commit misconduct in public office by paying public officials for the acquisition of royal phone books.’

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The Guardian, 25th June 2014

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Police officer jailed over relationships with vulnerable women – The Guardian

Posted June 25th, 2014 in misfeasance in public office, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A police officer who seduced and slept with vulnerable women while on duty has been jailed for 18 months.’

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The Guardian, 24th June 2014

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Do not comment on hacking trial until all verdicts are in, judge tells MPs – Daily Telegraph

‘Politicians are warned by judge not to comment upon the outcome of the hacking trial until the jury has returned all its verdicts.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th June 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Hacking trial: Brooks cleared of charges, Coulson guilty – BBC News

‘Ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges in the phone-hacking trial.’

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BBC News, 24th June 2014

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Phone hacking trial: After eight months, jury today begins sifting the mountain of evidence – The Independent

‘They are the two words the jury in the phone hacking trial may have waited months to hear. At 3.15pm in court 12 of the Old Bailey, Mr Justice Saunders said: “And finally.”’

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The Independent, 12th June 2014

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Corrupt police face 14 years in jail under new law – Daily Telegraph

‘New offence will introduce new tougher penalty for dishonest police in wake of Stephen Lawrence revelations.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th June 2014

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IPPC say South Wales Police let down woman in hammer attack – BBC News

‘A woman attacked by her partner with a claw hammer was put at “serious risk” by South Wales Police, despite her reporting him to them, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has said.

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BBC News, 11th June 2014

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Sean Rigg custody death officer quits Metropolitan Police – BBC News

‘The police watchdog has urged the Metropolitan Police to stop an officer quitting so he can face misconduct proceedings after a death in custody.’

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BBC News, 29th May 2014

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‘Plebgate’ police officer Susan Johnson dismissed – BBC News

‘A policewoman has become the fourth officer to be sacked over press leaks related to the “plebgate” affair.’

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BBC News, 21st May 2014

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Policeman who punched woman used CS gas on UK Uncut protesters – The Guardian

Posted March 17th, 2014 in assault, misfeasance in public office, news, police by tracey

‘A policeman who was sentenced for punching a suspected shoplifter in the head earlier this week has been found to have breached professional standards in another incident where he sprayed peaceful protesters with CS gas.’

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The Guardian, 14th March 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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