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    Mental health and death in custody: The Angiolini Review

    Bruce-Jones, Eddie (2021) Mental health and death in custody: The Angiolini Review. Race & Class 62 (3), pp. 7-17. ISSN 0306-3968.

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    Abstract

    The author discusses the findings and recommendations of the first official review of practices and processes relating to and following police-related deaths in the UK. Dame Elish Angiolini’s 2017 report paid particular notice to mental health implications and the impact on families, who had lost loved ones. Excerpts are provided here of remarks by Deborah Coles (of INQUEST) and Marcia Rigg (of United Families and Friends Campaign) at the report’s launch – focusing on the call for automatic legal aid for families at inquests and the end to police conferring after an incident. Though not an abolitionist text, the author points to certain recommendations which could lead to less and less dangerous policing of vulnerable communities.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Angiolini Review, deaths in custody, family campaigns, mental health, policing, restraint, use of force
    School: School of Law
    Depositing User: Eddie Bruce-Jones
    Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2021 07:16
    Last Modified: 15 Jun 2021 12:08
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/42618

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