Preparing for the Inquiry into police spying

On Wednesday 25 March 2015, The Monitoring Group, in collaboration with the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, held a meeting to discuss how to ensure that the judge led inquiry into police spying meets the needs and demands of the victims of police actions.

Suresh Grover of The Monitoring Group has written about the Inquiry and established a...

30 March 2015

Police corruption, racism and spying conference on film

On Friday 5 and Saturday 6 February 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and The Monitoring Group held the 'Police corruption, spying and racism' conference at Conway Hall, London. The video footage from many of the sessions are now available to view online via...

17 February 2015

Policing conference footage now available

On Friday 5 and Saturday 6 February we held a conference in conjunction with The Monitoring Group, Tottenham Rights and Imran Khan & Partners. We heard from a range of moving and inspiring speakers on police corruption, spying, racism and accountability. 

Video footage from many of...

24 February 2015

Policing in crisis?

Over Friday and Saturday, 6 and 7 February 2015, an impressive line-up of speakers will offer powerful accounts on contemporary policing at the 'Police corruption, spying, racism and accountability' conference in London.

Organised by the...

5 January 2015

Imran Khan speaks on police corruption, surveillance and racism

Leading lawyer and activist Imran Khan last night spoke about police corruption, surveillance and racism, as he gave the 23rd Eve Saville Memorial Lecture.

Imran started by talking about the unprovoked racist murder of Stephen Lawrence in a south London...

15 October 2014

The police, gangs and racism

Why are 89% of people on the Manchester Police gang database from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background?

There are an increasing number of research and evaluation reports, which...

Patrick Williams
29 April 2014

Anti-gang strategy unevidenced and contradictory

Jon Shute and Juanjo Medina argue in a comment piece on our website that the government's 'Ending gang and youth violence' strategy is a 'shameful and appalling' waste of taxpayers' money.

They write:

'In... the era of austerity, £10 million of taxpayers’ money has been

20 December 2013