WATCH: Alex S Vitale on “The End of Policing”

A discussion on “The End of Policing” in London, March 2018 Alex Vitale, Professor of Sociology and coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College in New York, was in London on 15 March to talk about his book “The End of...

Review: The End of Policing

‘The End of Policing’ by Alex S Vitale, published by Verso, October 2017 During the 2017 UK general election, the Police Federation ran an extremely successful campaign, eventually taken up for different motivations by both the Labour Party’s...

Wave of impunity carries Cressida Dick into Commissioner’s job

The word “impunity” – exemption from any possibility of punishment or harm – comes up again and again when bereaved families talk about the death of a loved one at the hands of the police. The family of Jean Charles de Menezes used it again in a statement...