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Monday, 30 July 2007

Watching the climate camp meeting - 28/7/07

A FIT was out on Saturday morning, protecting the climate change criminals by filming those going to the meeting.

Saturday, 28 July 2007

FIT Attend Nottingham Disarm DSEi protest

FIT travelled all the way from London to attend a demo that was called by the Disarm DSEi Nottingham Group. The demo was targeting gun manufacturer Heckler & Koch, whose UK office is on a Nottingham industrial estate (see IndyMedia.)

Highly visible in their blue-topped jackets were CO996 Sgt Sulley – one of the first ever FIT officers – and his friend with the giant camera officer 1818 (see pictures). Cars leaving the demo were photographed and followed by the police. One protestor on a motorbike was pulled over on the pretext of looking “too young” and “suspicious”, asked to confirm that he had been at the demo and made to show his driving license, presumably so that his details could be added to a database of dissenters

More Photos

There's some stuff to update here, but just found this

which thought might interest people

Sunday, 1 July 2007

Cop names and numbers

This is a thread to start compiling names and numbers and information about cops. Some of these pictures and numbers are quite old, so it would be good to have some up to date ones. Either add to comments or email to defycops(at)

CO906 - Ben Willcox

LX365 - Ian Skivens

WW261 - Lousie

WW 489 - Catherine A. Smith

TW431 - Michael White

A825 - Paul

BS76 - Matt Twist

Other cops we have names for, but not photos:
XB 255 - Phil
CO 5099 - Mark Carroll
CO 5475 - R. Enderby
FF 462 - Stuart Ford
YR 477 - Tom
HX 38 - Zaffer Mughal
GD 525 -John Abbott
RG 253 - Bartlett
WW 353 - Lange
RG 294 - Buckwell
RG 360 - Knowles

Brief account of Resisting FIT at DSEi public meeting

This meeting was called to discuss plans for disrupting the world’s largest arms fair, DSEi (Defence Systems and Equipment International) which takes place on 11th – 14th September 2007 at the ExCeL Centre in East London.

The meeting was also used as the first public call to resist the Forward Intelligence Teams (the cops who stand outside meetings taking photos and making notes about those in attendance).

Around ten people attended the protest outside the meeting with two large banners and a couple of small ones. One was particularly effective as it was on poles which meant it could directly obstruct the photographer’s view. Our aim was to prevent them from taking photographs of those entering the meeting and we were largely successful both because their attention was mostly directed at us and because the banners were large enough to block their view.

No arrests were made and people were able to attend the meeting without having their photographs taken.