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dr Rb Berkee
dr oar Khan
Head of policy Research
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Senior Research & policyAnalyst
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Research and policyAnalyst
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StoWatch Youth Co-ordinator
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WELCOME to the Sring 2013 issue of the Runnymede Bulletin.
I would like to thank Shivani Handa who heled me in the editing,age layout, and hoto research for this issue, and undertookthe research and writing of key facts and news in brief.
After 44 years as a rint ublication, the Runnymede Bulletinwill be moving online in the autumn. In order to mark thischange, the Summer 2013 issue of the Bulletin will look back atRunnymede’s work since 1968.Robin Framton, Editor.Email: email@example.com
Have you ever been stopped and searched by a police ofcer? Do you feel that you, and other people your age, are unfairly treated by the police? Do you want to improve policing and its effect on young people, your families, friends and communities? Are you aged 14 to 25?
StoWatch Youth Grou is looking for new members! We believe youngeole’s voices are essential in raising awareness of the serious imactthat sto and search has on individuals and their communities, and canhel imrove olice ractice in the long term. Being stoed and searchedublicly can be a frightening, inconvenient and otentially humiliatingexerience. Many eole, articularly those from black and Asiancommunities, feel they are being stoed and searched simly becausethey t a stereotye. This fuels anger and alienation. Do you agree? Thenjoin us as we advocate for fair, accountable and eective olicing.
As a Youth Grou member, you have the chance to take art in a wide varietyof rojects – it deends on the interests and skills in the grou as it is trulyled by young eole themselves, and you will be suorted by the resourcesof the StoWatch coalition. To give you an idea of the ossibilities, in theast, our activities have involved lm and theatre roductions, ash mobs,engaging with olicy makers through debates and events. We have also hadtraining on working with the media, with lm equiment and using statistics.
If you are interested in being a art of the youth grou, or would like moreinformation, email firstname.lastname@example.org
StopWatch is an action group of legal experts, academics, citizens and civil liberties campaigners. We aim to address excess and disproportionate stop and search, promote best practice and ensure fair, eective policing for all.To nd out more about what we do and how you can get involved, check out our website www.stop-watch.org