British police leaders have said they are “appalled” by the death of George Floyd and called for justice and accountability in the US.

In a joint statement, three national police bodies admitted there was also “more to do” in the UK and said they were working to improve.

“We will tackle bias, racism or discrimination wherever we find it,” it added. “Policing is complex and challenging and sometimes we fall short. When we do, we are not afraid to shine a light on injustices or to be held to account."

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