Thursday, 15 November 2007

Custody death ruling a 'betrayal'

A decision not to prosecute any officers over the death of a man in a police station has been branded a "betrayal" by his family.

Paul Coker, 32, died at Plumstead police station, south-east London, about two hours after he was arrested for breaching the peace in August 2005.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said there was insufficient evidence to bring charges against an individual.


Monday, 8 October 2007

CPS in dock over court verdicts

Nottinghamshire's Crown Prosecution Service has been criticised for not getting enough guilty verdicts in cases heard by magistrates.


Friday, 20 July 2007

No charges over Cash for Honours

THE CPS brought the long-running investigation into cash-for-honours to a close today without charging anyone, due to a lack of evidence.


Monday, 5 March 2007

CPS manager admits sexual assault

A senior manager with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager and possessing class A drugs.