Trapped in the Gangs Matrix

Written by on February 24, 2024

The Gangs Matrix is a racially biased database criminalising a generation of young black men. Some have never even committed a serious offence before, but still find themselves stigmatised and targeted by the police.

‘If you’re black and born on an estate, nowadays the system automatically sees you as being in a gang.'Stafford Scott, The Monitoring Group (Tottenham)

Violent crime has blighted the UK’s capital, and the Gangs Matrix was created in an attempt to tackle this serious problem and protect communities.

However, in reality the Matrix overwhelmingly . . .

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