Common police ‘tactics’ against kids of any colour.

Common police ‘tactics’ against kids of any colour.

Here’s some ways the police try and ‘engage’ kids when they have no grounds to ‘Tell me if you’ve got something on you that you shouldn’t have – and I wont arrest you’Yes they will – and do. Strip search, the lot. So don’t tell them. Remember – they can’t search you without good reason. [...]

How can I complain?

How can I complain?

The police should treat you fairly and with respect. If you are unhappy with how you were treated, you can complain. If you feel you were treated differently because of your race, age, sexuality, gender, disability, religion or faith you can complain of unlawful discrimination. And currently (2011) they seem to be targeting white kids [...]

What’s a legal stop and search?

What’s a legal stop and search?

Before you are searched, the police officer should tell you : that you must wait to be searched; what law they are using and your rights; their name; the station they work at; why they chose you; what they are looking for; and that you have the right to be given a form straightaway showing [...]

Can I photograph the police?

Can I photograph the police?

Members of the public and the media do not need a permit to film or photograph in public places and police have no power to stop you filming or photographing incidents or police personnel. Unless you’re a terrorist! Its usually unlawful [to use section 58A Terrorism Act 2000] to arrest people photographing police officers in [...]