What is a Gang? Racism and the ‘Gangs Matrix’

This is a cross post by Harry Stopes that first appeared on the London Review of Books blog. For more on Operation Shield see Campaign condemns London Mayor’s “gang” strategy as racist ‘collective punishment’ According to the Policing and Crime Act 2009, for violence...

Netpol to train Community Monitors in Manchester

This weekend our third pilot project trains a new team of independent ‘Community Monitors’ to observe and record the actions of police officers, this time in Greater Manchester. After successfully setting up Community Monitor pilot projects in Birmingham and west...