4WardEver UK and the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) are putting their support behind new research to be conducted by Dr David Baker of Coventry University, examining custody deaths from the viewpoint of affected families.
Do the names Sarah Reed, Sheku Bayoh and Sean Rigg mean anything to you? Those are just a few black people who have died in police custody here in the UK. Black and minority ethnic people who die in custody rarely make mainstream headlines.
Medical experts still do not know how popular teen Mzee Mohammed died, four months on from his death. The 18-year-old passed away after falling unwell while being detained by police and security staff in Liverpool ONE.
The police watchdog has completed its report into the death of a father-of-two in police custody. Sheku Bayoh, 31, died after being restrained by officers in Kirkcaldy, Fife, on May 3 last year.
Oxehealth, the first company to bring a medical-grade, contact-free vital sign monitoring system using digital cameras to market, launched its technology in July 2016.
The senior coroner in the investigation into the death Olaseni Lewis has flagged up concerns over the impartiality of staff at the mental health facility where the 23-year-old was restrained by police officers.
Seven people have died while in police custody across the West Midlands in the last 12 years, figures have revealed. They include five men and two women arrested on suspicion of varying crimes or affray.