Policing The Police
Up until now there has been no appeal from decisions made by the Police Complaints Authority (PCA). This looks set to change.
Central to the standing of the PCA is the degree of confidence forthcoming from both complainants and the wider community. In recent times such confidence has been lacking. Why [...]
The Police Complaints Authority Bill was introduced into Parliament in February 1987, 25 years after the appointment of the first Ombudsman. The Authority was to be the equivalent of a Police Ombudsman: a person to stand between the citizen and the police. The appointee was to be acceptable to citizens, the Police, the Police Association, [...]