"Independent Police Complaints Commission"
| "Independent Police Complaints Commission" |
|Successor||Independent Office for Police Conduct|
|Extinction||8 January 2018|
|Parent organization||Home Office|
Independent Police Complaints Commission/Chairman|
•Independent Police Complaints Commission/Chairman|
Killing of Jean Charles de Menezes
Lana Vandenberghe was dismissed after leaking documents to ITN because she was unhappy with the story told by commercially-controlled media about the manner of Jean Charles de Menezes' demise. At the inquest into his death, Steve Reynolds from the IPCC "said no [CCTV] footage was recorded for a variety of reasons". On the bus, excessive vibrations meant that cameras were not working. At Stockwell Tube station, a workman had stepped on a cable, preventing recording of any the cameras on platform two. He reported that no footage was available from the underground train in de Menezes he was killed because the recording unit had been removed as part of the inquiry into the July 7 attacks. This pattern of missing CCTV footage is not an exceptional one.
Police Action Lawyers Group resignations
In February 2008 over a hundred lawyers who specialise in handling police complaints resigned from its advisory body, citing various criticisms of the IPCC including a pattern of favouritism towards the police, indifference and rudeness towards complainants, and complaints being rejected in spite of apparently powerful evidence in their support.
A document sourced from Independent Police Complaints Commission
|File:02 08 07 ipcc stockwell.pdf||report||Jean Charles de Menezes||July 2007||Stockwell two, the second report into the handling and dissemination of information by the Metropolitan Police Service to the Press, following the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes.|
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- Davies, Nick (25 February 2008). "Crisis at police watchdog as lawyers resign" – via The Guardian.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>