Sarah Everard: Police forces to review allegations of sex offences and domestic abuse involving serving officers – The Independent

‘All police forces in England and Wales are to review allegations of indecent exposure, sex offences and violence against women by serving officers.’

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The Independent, 12th October 2021

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A third of police forces referred sex assault claims to watchdog – The Guardian

‘Almost a third of police forces in England and Wales referred allegations of sexual assault and harassment against their own officers to the police watchdog in the days following the sentencing of Wayne Couzens for the murder of Sarah Everard, the Observer can reveal.’

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The Guardian, 10th October 2021

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Man jailed for posing as a police officer and trying to ‘arrest’ woman – The Independent

‘A man has been jailed after impersonating a police officer and attempting to “arrest” a woman.’

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The Independent, 8th October 2021

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Insight: Sarah Everard’s murder: Home Secretary commissions public inquiry – House of Commons Library

‘Priti Patel has launched a non-statutory inquiry following the sentencing of Sarah Everard’s killer. The chair and terms of reference have yet to be announced.’

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House of Commons Library, 6th October 2021

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Sarah Everard murder: Met to launch review of standards and internal culture – The Guardian

‘The Metropolitan police is launching a review of professional standards and internal culture within the force, led by a high-profile anti-sleaze adviser, following the rape and murder of Sarah Everard by a serving officer.’

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The Guardian, 4th October 2021

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Sarah Everard: Female officers ‘fear reporting male colleagues’ – BBC News

‘Female police officers fear reporting male colleagues as they worry they will be abandoned if they need help on duty, says a former senior officer. Ex-Met Ch Supt Parm Sandhu said female officers fear being “kicked in” while dealing with street violence. And a police watchdog inspector has admitted she would be concerned to approach a lone male officer at night.’

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BBC News, 30th September 2021

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Met Police issues advice to women to ‘shout or wave a bus down’ if they don’t trust a male officer – The Independent

Posted October 1st, 2021 in abuse of position of trust, kidnapping, murder, news, police, rape, sexual offences, women by tracey

‘The Metropolitan Police has issued advice for women who fear a male police officer might not be genuine, suggesting they call 999 or “shout out to a passer-by, run into a house or wave a bus down” for help.’

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The Independent, 1st October 2021

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Sarah Everard: Wayne Couzens to be sentenced for kidnap, rape and murder – The Guardian

Posted September 30th, 2021 in kidnapping, murder, news, police, rape, sentencing by sally

‘The former Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens is to be sentenced for the kidnap, rape and murder of Sarah Everard, whom he lured off the street by abusing his powers and position as a police officer.’

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The Guardian, 30th September 2021

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Sarah Everard: Former Met officer Wayne Couzens to be sentenced for murder – Daily Telegraph

‘A former police officer who kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard will return to the Old Bailey today to learn if he will spend the rest of his life behind bars.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th September 2021

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Oldham man jailed for kidnapping woman from bus stop – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2021 in imprisonment, kidnapping, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who kidnapped a woman from a bus stop and dragged her into nearby bushes has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 9th September 2021

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Sarah Everard murder: Met Police sacks Wayne Couzens – BBC News

Posted July 19th, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, kidnapping, murder, news, police, rape, sexual offences by michael

‘The police officer who murdered Sarah Everard has been dismissed from the Metropolitan Police, a week after admitting the crime.’

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BBC News, 17th July 2021

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PC Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard – The Guardian

Posted June 9th, 2021 in guilty pleas, kidnapping, murder, news, police, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘Police constable Wayne Couzens has pleaded guilty to the kidnapping and rape of Sarah Everard, who went missing in March while walking home in south London.’

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The Guardian, 8th June 2021

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Gang member jailed after man kidnapped and raped in 10-hour ordeal – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2021 in assault, false imprisonment, kidnapping, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘A violent thug who falsely imprisoned, assaulted and raped a man in an “horrific ordeal” has been jailed for 18 years.’

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The Independent, 26th May 2021

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Trial set for “most serious allegations” made against solicitors in civil courts – Legal Futures

Posted May 6th, 2021 in kidnapping, news, rendition, solicitors, torture by sally

‘What a High Court judge said yesterday were among “the most serious allegations ever levelled against English solicitors in civil proceedings” will be heard in January 2023, he has decided.’

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Legal Futures, 6th May 2021

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Bedford hospital: ‘Risk of baby abduction’ at ‘inadequate’ maternity unit – BBC News

Posted January 15th, 2021 in birth, children, families, hospitals, kidnapping, news, ombudsmen, whistleblowers by tracey

‘Maternity services at a hospital have been downgraded to “inadequate” after inspectors found a “potential risk for baby abduction”. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspected Bedford Hospital’s maternity services in November following “14 whistle-blower inquiries”.’

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BBC News, 15 January 2021

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Catterick man jailed for ambush murder of ex-girlfriend – BBC News

Posted November 23rd, 2020 in imprisonment, kidnapping, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who kidnapped and murdered his ex-girlfriend in a woodland hideout has been jailed for at least 25 years.’

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BBC News, 21st November 2020

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Council to pursue Crown Court appeal over ruling that ex-policeman convicted of child abduction should be granted taxi licence – Local Government Lawyer

Posted September 24th, 2020 in children, kidnapping, licensing, local government, news, taxis by sally

‘Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council has lodged an appeal with Liverpool Crown Court over whether a former policeman convicted 14 years ago of abducting a 15-year-old girl should be granted a taxi driver licence.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 22nd September 2020

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Major failures led to accidental release of serial rapist, report finds – The Guardian

‘Significant failings by prison and probation staff, and a policy of not recalling high risk prisoners to alleviate pressure on a growing prison population, saw serial rapist Joseph McCann mistakenly freed from jail to attack 11 women and children, a review has found.’

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The Guardian, 30th June 2020

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Calls for Sheikh Mohammed to face justice over family abduction – BBC News

Posted March 6th, 2020 in children, families, forced marriages, international law, kidnapping, news by tracey

‘Ministers, police and prosecutors are under pressure to bring the ruler of Dubai to justice after a UK judge ruled that he orchestrated the abduction of two of daughters – one from the streets of Cambridge.’

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BBC News, 5th March 2020

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Prosecutors reconsider prosecuting members of Isil ‘Beatles’ gang in the UK – Daily Telegraph

‘The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is to reconsider its opposition to putting on trial in the UK a pair of British Islamic State terrorists who were members of so-called “Beatles” cell.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd October 2019

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