For several months the Police have adopted a very strict approach towards the peaceful protests at the Port. The have issued orders and served notices upon campaigners for no good reason. Many people believe that the Police have abused their powers, denying democratic freedoms and over reacting to a peaceful protest.
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This is totally unacceptable. The Police Commissioner is supposed hold the Chief Constable to account. But when she is presented with clear evidence of over-zealous policing, despite her promises to take action, she sits back and does nothing.
So much for Anne Barnes concerns for basic democratic rights. So much for her promises to investigate concerns about policing. Perhaps Anne Barnes is more concerned with defending foolish 17 year olds who allegedly send violent, racist and homophobic tweets, than innocent people prosecuted at great public expense by a Police force she is supposed to hold to account. Nice one Anne