British prosecutors have decided not to bring individual charges [JURIST report] against the polices officers involved in the shooting. De Menezes' family unsuccessfully appealed [JURIST report] that decision. In a statement [text] Friday, the MPS welcomed the IPCC recommendations and said "The shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes is a matter of very deep regret to the Metropolitan Police Service and our continued thoughts are with his family. We have apologised publicly and in private to them and we would again like to take this opportunity to say sorry for this tragedy." BBC News has more.
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