The Hate Crime that Never Was: the Persecution and Prosecution of Louis Duxbury
In November 2019 Louis Duxbury, a 22 year old university student from York, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for ‘inciting religious hatred’ under section 29E of the Public Order Act 1986. The prosecution was brought as a result of a 17 minute monologue that Duxbury uploaded to... Read more
True Stories from the Frontline of Policing by Officer X
The following article was forwarded to me by an ex serving police officer. I have published it in its entirety with minor alterations to protect the identity of the author, under his request. It provides a stark and honest account of the division between the police and the public.... Read more
How to Obtain CCTV Footage from Public and Private Organisations (Part 1)
If you have been the victim of a crime, involved in an accident, or you are considering bringing a civil action, then obtaining a copy of any CCTV that may have been captured of the incident is essential. It doesn’t matter if the camera is owned by a private... Read more
Freedom of Information Email Address of Every Police Force in England and Wales
Freedom of Information (FOI) gives the public the right to access official information regarding the activities of public authorities. You can use it to obtain printed documents, computer files, letters, drafts, memos, emails, notes, photographs, telephone recordings and CCTV footage. You cannot use it to access the personal records of... Read more
Access Your Police Data:  Subject Access Email Address of Every Force in the UK
I’ve written extensively about how to access data held by the police, and I have recently updated that information in line with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. Unfortunately the police still continue to misinform the public about their rights to access their personal data and in some... Read more
My part in the prosecution of PC Mark Knights is over
At 11am on Thursday 20th August 2020, I entered into a conference call with Derby Magistrates’ Court, during yet another hearing in the case of PC Mark Knights. The purpose of the hearing was threefold: To find out if the CPS intended to take over the prosecution. If the... Read more
Email Address of Every Police Complaint Department in England and Wales
Most people assume that the IOPC (Independent Office for Police Conduct) deal with initial complaints against the police and investigate them. They do not. The IOPC will only investigate appeals concerning complaints that have already been handled by the relevant force. Even then they will only do so under... Read more
How to find the email address of any police officer in the UK
A number of people have emailed me to tell me that some of the chief constable email addresses I have listed, do not work. Usually, this is due to a change in Chief Constable, but occasionally this is due to the police using unpredictable email addresses, perhaps as a... Read more
PC Paul Cotton and PC Lauren Buckle: 6 Characteristics that Make a Bad Police Officer
  Imagine having the power to summarily punish any person who offends, or inconveniences you. And no matter how petty or isolated a person’s behaviour is – even if it isn’t aimed at you – you could detain and threaten them with a criminal charge. That’s precisely the power... Read more
My Experiences of Privately Prosecuting A Police Officer
  If you’ve been following my Youtube channel, then you will know that I am currently pursuing a private prosecution against a Derbyshire Police Officer who assaulted a member of the public in November 2019. This is the first private prosecution I have been involved in and although a... Read more
North Yorkshire Police Sued for the Illegal Strip-Search of a 16 Year Old
Iain Gould is – in my regard – the foremost ‘police actions’ lawyer in the country. He keeps a regular blog of his pursuits that should be compulsory reading for anyone considering suing the police, lawyers included. He has kindly given me permission to republish his postings here from... Read more
All Forces Police Complaint Form
Regional police websites provide their own complaint forms that deliberately limit the information complainants can provide, while at the same time asking for needless personal information. For a complaint to be recorded all that must be provided is the complainant’s name and email address (or physical delivery address). I... Read more
Email Address and Twitter Account of Every Chief Constable in the UK
Here is the full list of personal email addresses, websites and Twitter accounts of every Chief Constable in the UK. I have gathered the data from a variety of sources, as in many cases individual forces refuse to disclose the email address via FOI. Where two variants of an... Read more
Tommy Robinson’s Failed Lawsuit – Ignorance, Arrogance and Fakery
I’m often asked to comment on Tommy Robinson, and the various legal scrapes he gets himself into, but I always decline. Not because I have any objections to anything he says or believes, quite the opposite. I understand entirely why he is so popular among those who feel persecuted... Read more
How I Successfully Sued Armed Police with a Single Letter of Claim
I recently helped a member of the public settle a claim against the armed response unit of the Metropolitan Police for an unlawful stop and search and a malicious strip search. The claim was settled without the claimant having to commence court proceedings, and upon issue of a single... Read more
How to Complain About a Judge
  How hard is it to have a judge reprimanded or removed from their post in England and Wales, given that they are unelected, are appointed for life and enjoy an overall immunity from being sued?…  Alongside this, they are given immunity from prosecution for any acts they carry... Read more
Vindictive Thames Valley Cop Gets His Just Deserts
Stop and search is regularly abused by the police as a means to punish those who refuse to be questioned on the street. Ordinarily, the police will misuse section 1 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, but it is becoming increasingly fashionable for them to abuse Anti-Terrorism... Read more
Police Protection Pack – All the Information You Need for Just £15
This complete set of Ebooks, letters and PDF forms will provide you with all the resources and tools you need to challenge the police across a wide range of issues. It contains 7 of the best selling E-products from this website. All for just £15!: Take on the Police... Read more
What Can You Sue the Police For?
This is a comprehensive list of causes of action you can bring against the police. A brief definition of each is followed by a more detailed breakdown of the various elements that must be considered to bring a successful claim against the police. Assault Battery False Imprisonment Trespass Interference... Read more
Quick Guide to Subject Access (How to get copies of your personal data)
If an organisation has stored data about you in permanent form, then you have a right to see it. If you think the information is wrong, outdated or being used unfairly then you can ask to have it amended or deleted. This right to access and amend your data... Read more
Access Your Police Data and Criminal Record, Quickly and Easily, with this Subject Access Request Pack
Obtaining copies of your police data is a vital first step in going up against the police. To make it even easier, I have prepared this  comprehensive subject access pack, that is fully compliant with the Data Protection Act 2018.   The Subject Access Request Pack Most people remain blissfully... Read more