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

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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 the 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.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Race; Mental Health; State Violence; Policing
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KD United Kingdom and Ireland
K Law
ISSN: 03063968
Copyright Statement: This is the version of the article accepted for publication in Race and Class, 62 (3). 7 -17 (2021). Re-use is subject to the publisher’s terms and conditions and is restricted to non-commercial and no derivative uses
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Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2023 08:42
Related URLs: https://journal ... 306396820968033 (Publisher URL)
Funders: Wellcome Trust

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