Research and action for fair and accountable policing

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We gather stories, experiences and thoughts from around the UK to give a voice and support to real people.

StopWatch is a coalition, which works to:

  • Promote effective, accountable and fair policing
  • Inform the public about the use of stop and search
  • Develop and share research on stop and search and alternatives
  • Organise awareness raising events and forums
  • Provide legal support challenging stop and search

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Call us on +44 (0)208 226 5737 for legal advice and support.

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We aim to address excess and disproportionate stop and search, promote best practice and ensure fair, effective policing for all.


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