Trust in UK police shaken after Wayne Couzens was jailed for murdering Sarah Everard | ITV News

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Trust in the police has been shaken after Wayne Couzens was sentenced for the kidnap, rape and murder of Sarah Everard.

The Prime Minister said people should trust the police while acknowledging problems existed in the criminal justice system.

On Clapham Common, near where Sarah Everard disappeared, there was disbelief that women were being asked to change their behaviour.

Some say after Sarah Everard’s horrific murder, an independent inquiry is needed to ensure police culture changes.

Read more: https://www.itv.com/news/2021-10-01/policing-minister-defends-cressida-dick-but-says-police-face-massive-questions

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