Man killed by armed police in Birmingham

Armed police officersall credits: ITV News
published: 15 March 2019

A man has been shot dead by armed police in Birmingham. The victim, a man in his 50s, died at the scene on Wheeleys Lane near Five Ways.

West Midlands Police said it was part of an intelligence-led operation that was carried out shortly before 5am this morning (Friday). The area is currently cordoned off and enquiries are underway.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is now investigating and police body-cam footage has been recovered.

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Kingsley Burrell : Birmingham says NO police brutality cops back in our community

Kingsley Burrell - United We Must Standsource: Justice4Kingsley Campaign
published: January 2019

The Justice4Kingsley Campaign are calling for the community to support their event taking place in Birmingham on 30 March 2019.

Meet at 1.00pm sharp at the Handsworth Cemetery Oxhill Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 8JT march to Newtown police station.

PC Paul Adey has been dismissed but the notorious PC Mark Fannon and PC Paul Greenfield have walked away free of any charge and back in our community again at Newtown Police Station as first response officers serving our family and friends across Birmingham – Handsworth, Newtown, Aston, Nechells – amongst our community particularly the Black & Asian community who are disproportionately targeted.

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Death in custody: The full Christopher Alder story

Christopher Alder
Christopher Alder

source: Hull Daily Mail
published: 3 March 2019

Two weeks ago a poignant mural appeared with a young child clutching flower and staring at a picture of a man with a magpie perched on top.

The name Christopher Alder is known throughout Hull but the full story of his controversial death and the battles his family have fought since are truly shocking.

A moving drawing appeared on wooden boards in Finkle Street with the words “justice for Christopher Alder” etched above.

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