Support The Fofanah Family

By Bristol Copwatch We are absolutely stoked to see our fund raiser Support The Fofanah Family for Martina and family has so far raised over £3,000! we’d just like to say thanks to everyone who has donated so far and we have now raised our goal to a stretch target of £7,000 we’re confident withContinue reading “Support The Fofanah Family”

Our dear friend Ahmed

By all of us at Bristol Copwatch On the 4th of August 2022, our dear friend and fellow cop watcher Ahmed Fofanah tragically and suddenly left us. All of us within the Bristol Copwatch core organising team are devastated by his death and will never forget his importance as someone we supported during his fightContinue reading “Our dear friend Ahmed”

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”

Oxford Workshop 09/04/22- Stop and search, bystander intervention and how to Copwatch

 We’ve got a workshop coming up in Oxford on 09/04/22 at Blackbird Leys Community Centre with Oxford Copwatch, other groups, and community members who want to monitor the police in their county. The event will be starting from 2pm and our founding member John and fellow cop watcher Ahmed from our core team are headingContinue reading “Oxford Workshop 09/04/22- Stop and search, bystander intervention and how to Copwatch”

Bloody Criminal

By John Pegram, Bristol Copwatch founder, and caseworker From September 2017 when I was wrongfully arrested for ‘Assault PC’ during a counter march to the EDL front group “Gays against Sharia” In Bristol to the malicious prosecution and crown court appeal that occurred the following year to a Judicial review, a high court appeal as well asContinue reading “Bloody Criminal”

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.”

RAW Summit 2021 ‘Know your rights’ – 23/09/21

Bristol Copwatch is proud to support StopWatch RAW Summit 2021 Look out for us on the morning of the 23rd. We will be hosting a workshop on bystander intervention. A link to Eventbrite to order your tickets will shortly be available on our events page. ‘John Pegram (Copwatch) leads a workshop focusing on bystander intervention,Continue reading “RAW Summit 2021 ‘Know your rights’ – 23/09/21”