Watch as ‘innocent cyclist repeatedly punched by police officer’

Police Officers On Dutyoriginally by: Birmingham Mail
published: 2 May 2020

This is the shocking moment a man is hauled over the bonnet of a police car and and repeatedly punched by an officer investigating a bicycle theft. The West Midlands cop involved in the incident in Frederick Road Aston on April 20 has now been suspended after the CCTV emerged.

He is the same officer also accused of attacking a schoolboy in a separate complaint just one day later, also caught on film.

The cyclist, who suffered bruising to his torso, says he was wholly innocent. He says he was riding his own bike for permitted pandemic exercise when he was stopped.

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Just by shopping you can support the National Memorial Family Fund

National Family Fund Fundraisingprovided by: Tippa Naphtali
published: 25 March 2020

You can now support the National Memorial Family Fund every time you shop online…  It’s Simple!

You can easily help raise money for the Fund simply by doing something that we all do on a regular basis… Our shopping for food, furniture, DIY, garden products, movies, clothing or items via Amazon, eBay and many others.

Visit our Easyfundraising page for details and registration here : www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/nationalmemorialfamily

The National Memorial Family Fund is led by 4WardEverUK, in association with Migrant Media, and the United Families & Friends Campaign

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Anthony Grainger shooting: Six officers under investigation

Anthony Graingerall credits: BBC News
published: 12 March 2020

Six officers are under investigation by the police watchdog in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed man. Anthony Grainger, 36, was in a stolen car when he was shot in the chest by a firearms officer in Culcheth, Cheshire.

The retired and serving officers from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are being investigated by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

A public inquiry into the 2012 shooting criticised senior officers for “failings and errors”.

Following the conclusion of the inquiry in July 2019, GMP made referrals to the IOPC in relation to conduct matters arising from the report.

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