Mother vows for justice as IOPC brings case against Met firearms officer

Jermaine Baker
Jermaine Baker

source: MSN News
published: 7 July 2020

The mother of a man shot dead by police has vowed to get justice for her son as the court of appeal is to hear a challenge to police use of force.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is bringing the case against a Metropolitan police officer known as W80, who fired a fatal shot killing 28-year-old Jermaine Baker, from Tottenham, north London, in December 2015.

Baker was shot dead by an armed officer during a breakout attempt near Wood Green crown court. He died from a single gunshot wound. Criminal charges against W80 were dropped in 2017.

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National Mikey Powell Family Fund 1st funding round opens

National Memorial Family Fund Round 1source: 4WardEverUK
published: 8 July 2020

4WardEverUK are extremely pleased to announce that the first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) grants round officially opened for families/campaigns affected by custody deaths on 7 July 2020.

Important: Affected families and/or campaigns will need to be registered on the NMPMFF website before applying for grants from the fund – various partners are available to assist with applications.

The first round will close on 7 September 2020 (the 17th anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell) or when all funds set aside for this round have been allocated.

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National Mikey Powell Family Fund announce 1st funding round

National Memorial Family Fund Round 1source: 4WardEverUK
published: 14 June 2020

We are extremely pleased to announce that after 5 years of fundraising, the first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) round will open for grant applications from 7 July 2020.

Important: Affected families and/or campaigns will need to be registered on the NMPMFF website before applying for grants from the fund – various partners are available to assist with applications.

The first round opens on 7 July and will close on 7 September 2020 (the 17th anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell) or when all funds set aside for this round have been allocated.

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