The aim of this project is to ensure that young people are given the tools to interact with the police in as safe a manner as possible, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to handle situations where they are stopped and searched. Over a 12-month period, Release and StopWatch are developing training and materials to help them deal with such exchanges so they do not escalate or lead to arrest or injury – it is essentially a harm reduction approach to the policing of young people. Read more

Y-Stop has arrived: a new stop and search project for young people by young people
Ethnic Disparities In The Policing And Prosecution Of Drug Offences In England And Wales.
The anti-racist movement and drug policy reform.
Read on what your rights are if you get stopped and searched by the police.
Video detailing the effect of stop and search.