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12 May 2021

Reflections on the Channel 4 Dispatches documentary and criminal stereotyping

After watching the Channel 4 Dispatches programme ‘The Truth about Traveller Crime’ in April 2020, and witnessing the distress and anger it caused, we asked Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people to tell their side of the story. This report summarises the results of our online ‘Travellers and crime?’ survey.

The report is based on 68 answers from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller respondents collected in May and June of 2020

Travellers and Crime?

To read more about the negative effects this documentary had on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people, please download our PDF
Travellers and Crime?