Sunday, 10 February 2013

Bent cops let off by ‘woeful’ watchdog

BENT cops are dodging justice because of “woeful” probes by the police watchdog, MPs warn today.

Some of its investigations “barely scratch the surface”. And it wastes time on trivial complaints while “gravely” serious cases are largely neglected.

Today’s damning MPs’ report reveals that the public had gripes over nearly one in four cops last year, but the Independent Police Complaints Commission was “woefully under equipped” to take action.

The report says the overstretched IPCC “has neither the powers nor the resources to get to the truth when the integrity of the police is in doubt”. Its failure “leaves the public frustrated and faithless”.

Read the full story from the source The Sun

For more information also read the article in the Independent

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