The Northern Police Monitoring Project report on disturbing instances of the racialised policing of students across Manchester’s universities.
Civil rights campaigners demand urgent action after Greater Manchester Police taser a man in front of his child
Northern Police Monitoring Project, and other civil rights groups, have written a letter to Greater Manchester Police and Police Crime Commissioner Bev Hughes expressing concerns over the tasering of a man in front of his child at a petrol station in Stretford on Wednesday 6 May. GMP have referred the incident to the Independent Office […]
Too busy to take a leaflet from uniformed police officers – you may be followed by undercover officers
The Northern Police Monitoring Project (NPMP) has called for the end of Project Servator. A new country wide anti-crime operation, which the NPMP claims is “another example of police forces monitoring and imposing themselves upon individuals without any legitimate justification.” In a statement on Project Servator, the NPMP drew attention to a video tweeted by […]
99% rise in stop and searches by GM Police this August, compared to same month last year
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) carried out almost twice as many stop and searches this August as they did in August 2017. The police conducted 345 stop and searches in August 2018, compared to the 173 recorded in August 2017, according to their published open data on stop and search. There was also an increase in […]