London Citizens welcome Mayor’s plans for improved accountability for Metropolitan Police Officers as a first step
London Citizens welcome the news of new methods of accountability for Territorial Support Group (TSG) officers and an overhaul of community monitoring. This will enable London’s diverse communities including the black community to closely scrutinise the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)’s citywide activities, such as the TSG.Read more
How these young South London leaders got their local police to stop posting photos of weapons online
Tehillah (left) and Josephine (right) are leaders from South London Citizens who campaigned to stop their local police from posting photos of weapons on social media.
Tehillah and Josephine are young leaders from Notre Dame School in Southwark, London, and part of South London Citizens. Together, they’ve been campaigning to change their local police policies around knife crime and stop and search. They are also part of the Citizens UK team engaging the Mayor’s office on community relationships with the police.
Here, they tell us what gives them the passion to change their community and how they have successfully won campaigns.