Action: Action Against the Police

Holding the Police to Account

We are a voluntary group set up to support people who take part in protest. Please do not phone us if your query does not… Read More

How do I find out what information the police hold on me?

The police record a variety of information, or ‘intelligence’ on people attending protests. This information is retained on databases and shared with other police forces,… Read More

Injunctions

Dealing with injunctions – a brief protesters’ guide Injunctions are basically a way that companies can buy themselves personalised laws. As such they are complicated… Read More

Making a Claim Against the Police

We are a voluntary group set up to support people who take part in protest. The process outlined below is the same regardless of the… Read More

Making a Complaint Against the Police

We are a voluntary group set up to support people who take part in protest. The process outlined below is the same regardless of the… Read More

Trauma and Emotional Support

We believe in the importance of mutual support in enabling sustainable activism. It’s easy to go from action to action without taking time to reflect… Read More

Urgent Appeals for Witnesses

If you were at any of the events below and are able to give a witness statement, please contact us. If you… Read More

What is a Judicial Review?

A Judicial Review, or JR, is another method of holding the police to account. This is different to a civil claim where you are suing… Read More

Witness to an Arrest or Police Violence?

Please write a witness statement as soon as possible after the event. If you’re a witness to something that’s happening right now, please stop reading… Read More