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Who keeps the keepers

Title
Who keeps the keepers
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Speech; Parliamentary debate; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:51:49
Description
Nick Peters presents an investigation into the relationship of the police with society and police accountability after high number of deaths in custody and poor treatment of suspects have caused public concern. With dramatisation and reporting on death of Jimmy Kelly after police beating in Liverpool and the subsequent high-profile investigation. Speaking are: Frank Keegan, eyewitness to police beating; solicitor for the Kelly family, Bernard Phelan; Labour MP Michael Meacher; Police Federation Chairman Jim Jardine; criminologist Professor Terence Morris; former barrister and author of Police in Society, Ben Whitaker; Chief Constable of Leicestershire Alan Goodson; former Home Office minister Alex Lyon; Home Office minister Leon Brittan; Merseyside Police Committee member Margaret Simey. Ends abruptly.
Contributors
Jim Jardine; Michael Meacher; Terence Morris; Alex Lyon; Alan Goodson; Nick Peters; Margaret Simey; Leon Brittan; Frank Keegan; Ben Whitaker; Bernard Phelan
Keywords
Books; Deaths; Politics; Government; Law enforcement; Parliament; Interethnic relations; Police; Public opinion; Liverpool; Campaigns; Oppression; Racial discrimination; Quangos; Policing practice; John Alderson; Police personnel; Bureaucracy; Jimmy Kelly; Police management; Complaints (public services); Institutional racism; Police Complaints Board; Criminal investigation; Solicitors; Lawyers; Violence against the person; DPP; Postmortems; Coroners; Moral concepts; Kenneth Oxford; John Torrey(?); John Benstead; David Gerty(?); Police in Society

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