A misconduct hearing is being held to investigate the actions of officers from Durham Police involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody.
Leonard McCourt, from Seaham, died at Peterlee police station in September 2010.
An Independent Police Complaints Commission report ruled that the actions of the officers were 'wholly inadequate' and an inquest ruled his death was caused by misadventure.
More top news
Calmer conditions- for now.
The assault happened at 10.50pm on Monday, October 16 in Geneva Road in Grindon.
The MP for Newcastle Central, Chi Onwurah, has started the formal process to see Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein stripped of UK honour.