Monthly Archives: September 2011

Police and other authorities can now be prosecuted over deaths in custody in England, Scotland and Wales

Legislation which has now come into effect means police forces, the MoD, UK Border Agency and private firms managing people held in custody can be prosecuted for corporate manslaughter. The main legislation came into force three years ago but ministers

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Posted in Corporate Manslaughter, Positional Asphyxia, Reasonable Force