Police Admit Liability In Firearms Incident

We expect Professionalism and Integrity from those entrusted with protecting us and keeping us safe. We do not expect them to be the source of abuse or agony. As a retired infantry soldier with six years service. I can see no reason
for a adequately trained armed police officer to discharge the weapon in the direction of any person. The excuse of trying to apply the safety catch while the weapon was pointing in the direction of the unarmed suspect who was clearly under control by two police officers. This raises the question of why the Police Officer pointed a lethal weapon at the suspect in the first place.

From the description of being woken up by police who were pointing their firearms at him, the explanation of the Officer holding a shield in her left hand and pointing and discharging the weapon while trying to apply the safety catch, is reckless.

The West Mercia Police investigation finding that there had been ‘no misconduct’ is unreasonable. Where there is a failure to investigate or to investigate inadequately is unlawful. Reopen the investigation to investigate adequately or provide full and detailed reasons for its failure to do so.

This incident itself is serious but in my view the failure to conduct a fair and thorough investigation and attempt to cover up the misconduct causes the greatest harm to the Public Interest.

Iain Gould- Actions Against the Police Solicitor

The case of my client Aaron Humphreys fell under the media spotlight in July of this year, when West Mercia Police exonerated themselves for the ‘accidental’ shooting of Aaron.

The incident in question occurred on 2 October 2021, when Aaron was reported by a member of the public to have what they believed was a firearm in his vehicle – it was in fact a ‘BB’ gun. Aaron, who had fallen asleep in his car, awoke to the sound of shouting and realised that his vehicle was surrounded by Police officers who were training their firearms upon him.

In a state of shock, and following commands given by the firearms squad, Aaron exited his vehicle and stood by the open driver’s door. He was holding nothing in his hands, a fact which was clearly visible to the Police.

One of the officers approached Aaron with handcuffs, whilst another approached with…

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Retired London Firefighter. Six years service in Army 1962-1968. Joined London Fire Brigade in 1968, retired in 1997 due to service injury. I have experienced criminal conduct of solicitors using the courts processes for the purpose of crime, and found grounds to prove how this progressed to expose serious couruption of Public Authorities.
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