The Bill is killing us

By John Pegram, Bristol Copwatch founder and case worker The police, crime sentencing, and courts bill is rapidly approaching and holds major implications for black and brown communities across the UK. As the Institute of race relations said way back in March of this year “the race and class implications are massive and go beyondContinue reading “The Bill is killing us”

Cop Watch goals

We’re always on the lookout for volunteer Cop Watchers! If you can help with Cop watching on the street & monitoring the police across the UK Casework Workshops Event organising Community outreach Or just have some great ideas for a bust card or know your rights fliers then send us an email! We’re a fiercelyContinue reading “Cop Watch goals”

Justice Nowhere: 06/03/2021 – Review

On March 6th Bristol Copwatch hosted an online event to explore the escalating levels of police violence and racism seen throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We were joined by a panel of powerful speakers, including Lawrence Hoo (award-winning poet, activist and educator), Ken Hinds (Chair of Haringey’s Independent Stop and Search Monitoring Group), Siana Bangura (writer,Continue reading “Justice Nowhere: 06/03/2021 – Review”

Justice Nowhere: Racist Policing Under Lockdown 06.03.21

An exploration and discussion of escalating police violence and racism in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. About this Event UK policing disproportionately targets people of colour in the UK, with a range of police powers used to target and harass communities. This meeting aims to address how long term trends of racism and police brutalityContinue reading “Justice Nowhere: Racist Policing Under Lockdown 06.03.21”