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The National Black Police Association seeks to improve the working environment of Black staff by protecting the rights of those employed within the Police Service and to enhance racial harmony and the quality of service to the Black community of the United Kingdom.
NBPA AGM & conference 2014 “Making Policing More Reflective of the Communities We Serve”
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The objective of the National Black police Association (NBPA) is to promote good race relations and equality of opportunity within the police services of the United Kingdom and the wider community.
Posted on 16/07/2014 | No CommentsThe NBPA welcomes the introduction of the Code of Ethics and the guidance, clarity and support it provides for those who work in policing. This is an important milestone for policing providing a framework across the police service in England and Wales. The Code contains nine policing principles and ten standards of professional behaviour that individual constabularies can incorporate into their individual values. All colleagues in policing can feel confident and empowered by the Code of Ethics – it guides our own decision-making and provides ethical guidelines, setting a benchmark for future generations of police officers and staff. It also provides important principles on which […]
NBPA response to tribunal findings in favour of Black female officer discriminated against by Met PolicePosted on 02/07/2014 | No CommentsThe NBPA welcomes the Employment Tribunal’s finding of direct Race and Sex discrimination in favour of PC Howard. The NBPA is concerned about the way MET officers dealt with PC Howard’s Fairness at Work complaint and calls for misconduct proceedings to be instigated in light of what was found at the tribunal hearing. The question has to be asked, how can this behaviour be tolerated? The police service cannot expect the public to have trust and confidence in a police service that deliberately takes steps to cover up the truth”. Franstine Jones, President of the NBPA said “l […]
Posted on 25/06/2014 | No CommentsHere is a BBC Radio Leicester interview with NBPA Vice President Nick Glynn, discussing police race complaints following on from Channel 4’s “Secrets of the Police” Dispatches programme. The interview with presenter Dulcie Dixon starts at 16:00 minutes.
Posted on 18/06/2014 | No CommentsWe recommend that you listen to this excellent BBC Radio 1Xtra programme, available on iPlayer, which explores how young people view the police, stop and search, trust and confidence and the measures being taken by some to make improvements to police/youth relations. NBPA Vice President Nick Glynn who is featured in the programme said, “This programme highlights that where there is an acknowledgement that improvements need to be made in some areas and when there is investment in meaningful community engagement, real progress can be achieved.” Irene Curtis, President of the Police Superintendents Association described the programme as “excellent and […]