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SLEEPWALKING INTO A POLICE STATE | THEORY AND ANALYSIS

March 21st 2021, 11PM—Deliveroo drivers are queuing outside Taka Taka, a Greek takeaway near Bridewell Police Station in the centre of Bristol. They negotiate orders through plastic visors, pick up bundles of oregano-laden chips and tzatziki pots, lamb kebabs that … Continue reading

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Protest at Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner election count.

Acorn – ‘Kill the Bill’ Protest at the Rushcliffe Arena, Nottingham. 8th May 2021. Outside the count for the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner election.https://www.facebook.com/tashuk/posts/10158487800266799

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Police survaillance photographer

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Police Corruption

“A good police force is one that catches more crooks than it employs,” Sir Robert MarkMetropolitan Police commissioner 1972

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Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill, Nadia Whittome MP reply

Nadia Whittome MP nadia.whittome.mp@parliament.uk (Case Ref: NW4149) Dear Alan Lodge,  Thank you for this information about the Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. As I am sure you will appreciate, I have received a vast amount of correspondence on this issue, so I wanted … Continue reading

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Election for Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Election for Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner This will be on 6th May https://www.choosemypcc.org.uk/area/nottinghamshire The candidates are:Caroline Henry – ConservativeDavid Watts – Liberal DemocratPaddy Tipping – Labour and Co-operative Party The Police and Crime Commissioner’s primary responsibilities are:• holding the … Continue reading

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How the Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill could extinguish environmental protest

James Fair 15 Apr 2021 The Home Office is surprisingly transparent about its reasons for wanting to increase police powers in relation to protests and direct action – it was the success of Extinction Rebellion in bringing parts of London … Continue reading

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Police Liaison Officers

Police Liaison Officers (PLOs, sometimes known as Protest Liaison Officers) have become a feature of demonstrations and marches. A month before the scenes of brutal kettling of demonstrators in the City of London, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published a … Continue reading

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Police surveillance and protests

Apr 1, 2021 | Support Us | 0 comments Police carry out intense surveillance on protest movements, collecting even seemingly innocuous personal details in order to build up a detailled picture of the groups and individuals they are targeting. Here’s our guide to interacting … Continue reading

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‘More police power is a recipe for repression’

Zarah Sultana on #KillTheBill Last weekend, demonstrations in Bristol were met with horrifying levels of police brutality. These scenes should galvanise people in defending their fundamental right to protest, writes the MP for Coventry South. On 18 June, 1984, striking … Continue reading

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Police Surveillance Photographer

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Are you an Aggravated Activist?

The vague, highly subjective label “domestic extremist” has a new name, but the same purpose – justifying surveillance on campaigners. THIS IS PART 1 OF OUR ANALYSIS OF TODAY’S HMICFRS REPORT ON POLICING PROTESTS Coming hard on the heels of new … Continue reading

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Rights on Arrest

The first thing to do is to ask the arresting officer WHY you are being arrested. You are entitled to know the reason for your arrest. Shout out your name so somebody knows you’ve been arrested. You are then likely … Continue reading

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A Rough Guide to Filming Police Stop and Search

A Rough Guide to Filming Police Stop and Search If you have a smartphone that includes a good quality photo and video camera then you will be able to film the actions of the police during a stop-and-search, if you choose to … Continue reading

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