Cop acting unlawfully

This is the cunt copper who grabbed hold of a protester round the neck with both hands and dragged him backwards while his undercover cop mates held the protesters arms down.

Someone must know his name, rank and where he is based. Let’s nail the cunt, and get the fucker prosecuted.

Moment undercover cops arrest protester

This is the moment several undercover police, dressed as protesters, drag a person from the crowd at the student demo on Nov 9. There are four making the arrest in this sequence – one in the grey hooded top, one with ginger hair and 93 on his top, one wearing a black coat with the hood up and the other copper in black with short black hair who is strangling the protester. As is clear to see one cop is dragging the person by the throat while others hold his arms down. [All the coppers are wearing pale blue wristbands]. This is clearly not in any recognised legitimate police arrest manoeuvre and certainly isn’t sanctioned by the police authorities. Names of these officers as soon as possible please. Violent scum like this should not be on our streets.

from the original youtube footage here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67aL2N3ARQs&

Undercover cops on Nov 9 – name and shame

There is discussion as to whether the police embedded within the student march not in uniform were ‘plain clothes’ or ‘undercover’. We say they are all undercover coppers and should be treated as such. Any non-uniformed copper acting covertly, pretending to be something they are not and with a disguised proactive agenda should be considered undercover regardless of their technical role.

If a non uniformed copper does not immediately identify himslf as a copper when challenged or show his warrant card when asked to do so is acting undercover. That said below are the images of identified undercover coppers who made violent arrests at the student demo. Remember these faces and if possible put a name to them. Any information regarding these people will be useful.

Information we have the cop in the baseball cop (first picture) was the one giving instructions to the others.

A little further information. They all seem to be wearing pale blue wristbands.

Video footage of the undercover cops violently arresting a young protester shot from from within the march:

Delroy Smellie – a bent copper with serious problems

end of the sparks kettled video notoriously bent copper Delroy Smellie (who likes hitting women on demonstrations – he violently assaulted two women during the G20 protests in 2009 – and likes hiding his ID numbers so can’t be identified while hitting women) turns up and attempts to move on a camerman who is advising, correctly, that the sparks being stopped and searched do not have to give their name and address during a s60 search.

Fair play to the sparks.

Smellie appears right at the end.

Met police arrest data for Nov 9

According to the Met police there were 20 arrests during the Nov 9 demonstraion in central London (as of 4:45pm yesterday afternoon) They were:

3 x Section 2 and 3 of the Public Order Act (violent disorder and affray respectively)
1 x Offensive Weapon
3 x Going Equipped
1 x Section 60aa
12 x Breach of the Peace

Breach of the peace is not a criminal offence and any arrest would not result in a criminal charge.

New police tactics: Undercover cops active and aggressive

We saw a change in police tactics for the Nov 9 student demo in central London. Apart from the tightly regulated route of the march (each sidestreet was blocked by a small army of well defended barriers) police had introduced a new and potentially dangerous element into the policing of the demonstration – the extensive and transparent use of undercover police.

Previously police would simply deploy FIT [see here] at strategic points on the edges of the demo to identify “potential troublemakers” who if arrested would be by uniform cops away from the main march.
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Where do we go from here?

Were the Nov. 9th protests a game changer as we suggested they could be in a previous post? The answer is yes but certainly not in the way that we were hoping events would turn out! The hoped for meeting up of the sparks and students to unite as one protest was shafted by what can best be described as ‘total policing’ tactics from the Met aimed at intimidating and frustrating protesters every step of the way.
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