Epileptic teenager died in police custody after officers failed to notice seizures on CCTV, report finds – The Independent

‘A young father died after police failed to notice him having three epileptic seizures in custody, it has emerged.

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The Independent, 8th August 2014

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Staffordshire Police officer suspended for ‘knock-out threat’ – BBC News

Posted July 23rd, 2014 in complaints, news, police, video recordings by michael

‘A police officer has been suspended after a video posted online appeared to show him threatening to “knock out” a woman in Stoke-on-Trent.’

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BBC News, 22nd July 2014

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North Somerset care home staff sentenced for ill-treating resident – BBC News

‘Three former care home workers who mistreated a resident with Alzheimer’s disease have been barred for life from working with vulnerable adults.’

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BBC News, 20th June 2014

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Rania Alayed murder: Husband guilty of ‘honour killing’ – BBC News

‘A man has been found guilty of the “pre-planned honour killing” of his wife, whose body has never been found.’

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BBC News, 4th June 2014

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Mark Duggan death: Shooting ‘not rigorously examined’ – BBC News

‘The coroner at the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot dead by police in 2011, has published a series of “concerns” about the case.’

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BBC News, 4th June 2014

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Coventry woman jailed for attack on 80-year-old man – BBC News

Posted May 12th, 2014 in assault, burglary, elderly, news, sentencing, video recordings by sally

‘A woman who carried out a “sickening” unprovoked attack on a pensioner has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 9th May 2014

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Metropolitan Police officers start wearing body cameras – BBC News

Posted May 8th, 2014 in evidence, London, news, pilot schemes, police, video recordings by tracey

‘Met Police officers are to start wearing cameras on their uniforms as part of plans to boost transparency and accelerate convictions.’

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BBC News, 8th May 2014

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First victims spared harrowing court room under pre-recorded evidence pilot – Ministry of Justice

‘The first ever case allowing vulnerable victims and witnesses to give evidence ahead of the trial will start tomorrow.’

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Ministry of Justice, 28th April 2014

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Roller skater handed prison sentence for being towed down road at 70mph – Daily Telegraph

‘A man is handed a prison sentence for aiding and abetting dangerous driving after police discovered a video of him being towed along a road at 70mph on roller skates.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th April 2014

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Right to privacy: can we really trust Google Glass? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted March 25th, 2014 in data protection, EC law, news, photography, privacy, video recordings by sally

‘It is difficult to have missed the hype surrounding Google Glass (referred to simply as “Glass”), not only because of its futuristic technological capabilities and design, but also the concerns it raises for an individual’s Art 8 right to privacy.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 24th March 2014

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Man caught on video ‘performing sex act on dog’ escapes jail time – The Indepedent

Posted March 8th, 2014 in dogs, news, sentencing, sexual offences, video recordings by sally

‘A man who filmed himself having sex with his girlfriend’s dog has avoided jail time.’

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The Independent, 6th March 2014

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Bathroom spy-cam landlord escapes jail term – Daily Telegraph

‘A landlord who installed a hidden camera in his bathroom so he could spy on female students showering has avoided a jail sentence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th February 2014

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CCTV warning notices non-compliant with data protection laws, says watchdog – OUT-LAW.com

‘The Government must take action to ensure that signs used to warn motorists that CCTV cameras are being used to monitor for parking offences are compliant with UK data protection laws, a watchdog has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 7th February 2014

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Blackburn siblings jailed over gay partner kidnap plot – BBC News

Posted January 27th, 2014 in assault, conspiracy, kidnapping, news, robbery, sentencing, video recordings by sally

‘Several members of a family who attempted to kidnap their sister’s gay partner have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 24th January 2014

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‘Grubby’ paedophile Michael Eller jailed for directing filmed rapes – BBC News

‘A paedophile who directed filmed rapes of young children live on the internet has been jailed for 14 years.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2013

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Marine convicted of Afghan murder appeals to preserve anonymity – The Guardian

Posted November 27th, 2013 in Afghanistan, anonymity, appeals, courts martial, evidence, murder, news, video recordings by tracey

‘Lawyers for a Royal Marine convicted of murdering an injured Afghan prisoner will tell appeal court judges that he and his family could face possible revenge attacks if he is named.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2013

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Andrew Mitchell condemns police and CPS over plebgate – The Guardian

‘In a press conference, Mitchell condemned the police for failing to arrest Rowland or to interview him under caution, and attacked the Crown Prosecution Service for failing to get to the bottom of what had happened.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2013

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Philpott fire deaths appeal planned to be shown on TV

Posted November 18th, 2013 in appeals, arson, homicide, media, news, video recordings by sally

“The appeal hearing for Mairead Philpott and Paul Mosley, convicted of killing six children in a Derby house fire, is expected to be filmed for television.”

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BBC News, 15th November 2013

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‘Spy watch’ GP report shows concerns were raised – BBC News

Posted November 12th, 2013 in doctors, news, reports, sexual offences, video recordings, whistleblowers by tracey

“A report into a GP who filmed intimate sexual examinations with a camera hidden in a watch has found a senior GP had concerns about his behaviour.”

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BBC News, 12th November 2013

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Judge bans film of Afghan ‘execution’ by British Marine – The Independent

Posted October 29th, 2013 in appeals, armed forces, courts martial, disclosure, execution, news, video recordings by sally

“Footage showing the alleged execution of an injured Afghan insurgent by a British serviceman will not be released for fear it could spark revenge attacks on troops, a judge has ruled.”

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The Independent, 28th October 2013

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