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The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act introduces new powers for policing demonstrations, enabling police to clamp down even more on protests they deem “disruptive”.
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Having passed one piece of draconian public order legislation, the government has already introduced another.
Volunteers from Green and Black Cross out on the streets monitoring the policing of a protest in central London. PHOTO: Netpol Whenever new police powers are introduced, it has been our experience that soon afterwards, officers will abuse them. The Police, Crime,...
We know the police misuse the protest powers they already have. How will senior police officers convince us they have a clear plan to avoid the abuse of these new ones? Over a year after it was first introduced, and in spite of widespread opposition and public...