Sarah Everard's murder was "entirely preventable" due to police failures

The Guardian February 29, 2024, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: The Angiolini inquiry found that Sarah Everard's murder was "entirely preventable" due to police failures. Wayne Couzens, her murderer, should never have been hired as a police officer. The report calls for urgent reform to address policing culture and practices. Women's groups demand accountability and action from the government and police. They emphasize the need to root out misogyny and ensure transparency and accountability in policing. The report is described as "devastating" and "seriously damning".

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