Subscribe to our RSS News feed Follow safeconcerts on Twitter Follow Safeconcerts on Facebook 
You're the stars! We have thousands of crowd photos here.
We know live music would be nothing without you!
Protect yourself from ticket scammers and fraudsters
before you buy with our Be Ticket Safe® Directory

8th March 2007
Woman punched by Police Officer

More News

Woman repeatedly punched during arrest outside Sheffield nightclub

According to news reports today a 20 year old woman was arrested outside a Sheffield nightclub last July. It has now come to light that there is CCTV footage of one of the arresting Officers repeatedly punching her. Police are now facing calls for an independent inquiry into the incident.

Now that this has come to light the Officer concerned has been taken off front line duties.

It would appear that, at the moment, the Police are justifying these actions due to the fact that the woman has been convicted of a crime. The BBC's website quotes the Police official statement:

"We are satisfied with the way this incident was handled and happy with the conduct of the officer but we will investigate the circumstances of the complaint as we would with any complaint. "It is worth noting that as a result of the original incident the individual was convicted of a criminal offense."

Well that's all right then, but I just wondered - since when have two wrongs made something right?


 

Sorry, but you need to login to your account to add feedback.

Login now, or sign up for your free account


Share Safeconcerts
Dull yet neccessary disclaimer: Safeconcerts.com cannot be held liable for any loss caused as a result of the publication of information here or of your acts or omissions based on the information published here. This is an open forum and as such we welcome contributions from any companies, artists or people listed to correct any inaccuracies. Unfortunately, due to the way that information is distributed, Safeconcerts cannot make any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this site. Read our full terms and conditions of use.
Contact Us | Website Terms of Use | BACK TO TOP | Safeconcerts: Proud to be a thorn in the site of ticket touts and fraudsters
Ticket Safe Home Page The Red List: websites to avoid now The Green List: websites we recommend Suggest a site here The latest Ticket Safe News How to buy tickets safely What to do if you've been a victim of fraud Ticket Safe Forum Ticket Safe Articles About Us Media Contacts Buy Concert Tickets Safely