Wayne Couzens

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March 14th: A protest is held in London after the kidnap, rape and murder of Sarah Everard by serving Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens. The issue of crimes against women in the UK has come under fierce scrutiny since the murder. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Getty

A review of hate crime legislation in the UK is expected to ask the British government to consider criminalising “public sexual harassment” after a ye(...)

Wayne Couzens used his warrant card and handcuffs to kidnap Sarah Everard off the street, using Covid lockdown rules to make a false arrest. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

The police officer who murdered Sarah Everard has lodged an appeal to reduce the length of his jail sentence. Wayne Couzens was handed a whole-life t(...)

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has appealed for other victims of domestic violence at the hands of a garda to come forward: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The imposition of a three-month sentence on a then-serving garda who choked his ex-partner and broke her fingers will discourage other victims from co(...)

“Gsoc provides an independent investigation service for members of the public who wish to complain about the behaviour of An Garda Síochána,” it said. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Anyone who has ever been subjected to domestic violence by a member of the Garda force has been urged to come forward and their cases will be investig(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said that in the wake of the Sarah Everard murder in the UK by former Met police officer Wayne Couzens, the Garda force wanted to be sure any investigations into serving members were being conducted quickly and thoroughly. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Senior Garda management expect more serving members of the force to come forward and declare barring orders were granted by the courts against them as(...)

Criminal investigations into gardaí accused of sexual crimes or domestic violence are being reviewed to ensure they are being dealt with properly and quickly, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said. Photograph: Alan Betson

Criminal investigations into gardaí accused of sexual crimes or domestic violence are being reviewed to ensure they are being dealt with properly and (...)

     Sarah Everard was kidnapped, raped and murdered by a serving police officer

The British government has launched an inquiry into police failures that allowed a serving officer to use his position to kidnap Sarah Everard before (...)

New Scotland Yard,  the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police.  The officer arrested was suspended from the force. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

A London police officer based in the parliamentary and diplomatic protection command was charged with rape on Sunday, the Metropolitan Police said in (...)

Sarah Everard: Police officer Wayne Couzens has been given  a whole-life order at the Old Bailey for her  kidnap, rape and murder. Photograph: Family handout/CPS/PA Wire

A police officer who used his position to rape and murder Sarah Everard as she walked home in south London last March will die in jail after a judge d(...)

Police offices stand on duty outside the Old Bailey, England’s Central Criminal Court, as they await the sentencing of British police officer Wayne Couzens. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty

An British police officer who strangled Sarah Everard with his police belt after kidnapping her under the guise of a fake arrest for breaking lockdown(...)

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