"The death of any police officer, killed in the course of their duty, is a tragedy. When it happens in a custody suite itself, it adds a further dimension and inevitably raises the question, ‘How could this happen?’, a question many people and the family of Sgt. Ratana in particular will be desperate for an answer to. One can only hope that there is absolute transparency in the forthcoming inquiry."
Simon Spence QC analyses custody procedures and the role of PACE. Read more here: [OpenAccess]