Discussion in 'Brixton' started by Minnie_the_Minx, Aug 23, 2008.
The latest development ...
Sean Rigg's family say decision not to charge police is shameful (click for more)
Despicable but sadly not surprising. Thanks for link...
... and now:
"A Met Police officer facing a possible gross misconduct hearing following the death in custody of a mentally ill man is attempting to retire from the force ..."
Sean Rigg death: Custody officer 'trying to retire' (click more)
It's 10 years now. Who was it who said "Justice delayed is justice denied"?
... Sgt Paul White's attempt to leave the Metropolitan Police Force before he can face disciplinary proceedings seems to have failed:
Scotland Yard blocks retirement of officer over Sean Rigg death
In addition, the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) believes the five officers involved in Mr Rigg's death should face allegations including the alleged use of excessive force and use of inappropriate restraint techniques, failing to identify and treat Mr Rigg as suffering from mental health problems and failing to protect him from harm:
Exclusive: watchdog urges charges over death in custody
Nearly ten years after his death ...
"The police watchdog has directed the Met Police to begin gross misconduct hearings against five officers over the custody death of a mentally ill man ..."
Sean Rigg custody death: Met directed to begin hearings (click for more)
Amid the 'edginess', 'vibrancy' and 'diversity' of today's Brixton, a sad tenth anniversary passes without mention ..
Met police sets 2019 date for hearings into death of Sean Rigg in 2008 (click for more)
Thry have been pursuing this with no help from politicians. All credit to them for persevering .
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