stop and search
Events like the Broadwater Farm riots to the New Cross Fire have left an indelible mark on the lives of those who lived through them.
The proposed Serious Violence Reduction Orders would allow police in England and Wales to search individuals previously convicted of a knife crime offence.
Two-thirds of stop and searches are conducted under the pretext of drugs searches.
VICE News analysis shows police in the UK often use drugs as a pretext to stop and search people, despite three-quarters of these searches coming up empty.
Stop and searches in the UK capital more than doubled in the month of May year-on-year, disproportionately affecting Black people.
A primer on the kind of trouble you'll find yourself in if you're busted for drug possession in the UK.
Almost twice as many people are prosecuted for drug possession in Scotland than throughout the rest of the UK. We tried to figure out why.
According to them, I was stopped because of my "lack of personal hygiene and dirty clothes."
Thanks to a focus on statistics, London cops have taken to making easy arrests for marijuana possession, and a lack of real engagement with the communities they police has made officers disconnected from the poor people who get stopped and searched.
For one day only, south London turned into a playground for the Met.
Hanging out with sniffer dogs and nervous drunk people on Saturday night.