They don’t protect us

By John Pegram, Bristol Copwatch founder, and caseworker We’ve been fairly quiet over the past few months with this blog and I think it’s fair to say we’ve been very busy so apologies for the radio silence. If you follow us on Twitter or any of our other social channels you should be able toContinue reading “They don’t protect us”

Canteen culture, killers and kidnappers: The Great British Police force.

By Sophie Macaroni Content/trigger warning: male on female violence, racism, sexual violence and police brutality. The brutal kidnapping and destruction of Sarah Everard by PC Wayne Couzens has been a high profile case. Initially a social media campaign, and then a terrifying news story which provoked the mainstream press to briefly hold a magnifying glassContinue reading “Canteen culture, killers and kidnappers: The Great British Police force.”

Community meeting 30/11/21

Get involved with Bristol Copwatch! Bristol Copwatch is a fiercely independent grassroots community project and police monitoring organisation. We’re holding a community meeting on Tuesday 30 November from 7.30 – 9.30 at Easton Community Centre.- Find out more about what the group does- See how you can get involved with our work- Meet new peopleContinue reading “Community meeting 30/11/21”

PC Benjamin Monk found guilty of the manslaughter of England footballer Dalian Atkinson.

PC Benjamin Monk, of the West Mercia force, has been found guilty of manslaughter for his part in the death of Dalian Atkinson, a Black and highly talented footballer from Shropshire. This is a landmark case. In the UK there have been 1789 deaths of people either at the hands of the police, following police contact, orContinue reading “PC Benjamin Monk found guilty of the manslaughter of England footballer Dalian Atkinson.”