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  • The National Black Police Association has decided positions on a number of areas. They are published here and may be quoted.  Press/Media: These are subject to change and you should link here to use the most recent document. Position Statement on Stop and Search

    Position Statement – Stop & Search

    The National Black Police Association has decided positions on a number of areas. They are published here and may be quoted.  Press/Media: These are subject to change and you should link here to use the most recent document. Position Statement on Stop and Search

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  • Janet Hills, President commented on the Home Office statistics that were released on 27 October: “The NBPA position is clear that the only effective use of this controversial power is that it is used fairly. Our position is in line with the current guidelines and that body worn cameras are used.  We are confident that this will reassure our community and officers when interacting with the public.”  Press Release on Stop & Search statistics.

    Press Release – Response to 2016 Stop & Search Statistics (01.11.16)

    Janet Hills, President commented on the Home Office statistics that were released on 27 October: “The NBPA position is clear that the only effective use of this controversial power is that it is used fairly. Our position is in line with the current guidelines and that body worn cameras are used.  We are confident that this will reassure our community and officers when interacting with the public.”  Press Release on Stop & Search statistics.

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  • The National Black Police Association response to the EHRC Investigation into Metropolitan Police Service  which found significant weaknesses in the way MPS handles discrimination/ Janet Hills, President of the NBPA comments, “I believe that there has been a missed opportunity to really embed cultural change within policing.“ NBPA press release on the EHRC report (13.09.16)

    Press Release – NBPA response to the EHRC Investigation into Metropolitan Police Service – 13th September 2016

    The National Black Police Association response to the EHRC Investigation into Metropolitan Police Service  which found significant weaknesses in the way MPS handles discrimination/ Janet Hills, President of the NBPA comments, “I believe that there has been a missed opportunity to really embed cultural change within policing.“ NBPA press release on the EHRC report (13.09.16)

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  • An investigation by the Equality & Human Rights Commission under section 20 of the Equality Act 2006. To consider whether or not systemic unlawful acts had occurred in the treatment of complaints from Metropolitan Police Service police officers and staff of gender, race or sexual orientation discrimination. The investigation examined policies, procedures and practice across the MPS. This follows the findings of the Central London Employment Tribunal of discrimination against and victimisation of Carol Howard by the MPS in contravention of the Equality Act 2010. EHRC report. This report, published September 2016 applies to England only.

    Investigation into the Metropolitan Police Service by the Equality & Human Rights Commission

    An investigation by the Equality & Human Rights Commission under section 20 of the Equality Act 2006. To consider whether or not systemic unlawful acts had occurred in the treatment of complaints from Metropolitan Police Service police officers and staff of gender, race or sexual orientation discrimination. The investigation examined policies, procedures and practice across the MPS. This follows the findings of the Central London Employment Tribunal of discrimination against and victimisation of Carol Howard by the MPS in contravention of the Equality Act 2010. EHRC report. This report, published September 2016 applies to England only.

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  • The UN CERD has just released its concluding observations on the UK. We the NBPA are really pleased to say that our submission and issues raised at CERD are mentioned in the report (recommendations 28 and 29). The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its State parties. See the full report via the below link: CERD_Recommendations (1)

    The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) 2016 report

    The UN CERD has just released its concluding observations on the UK. We the NBPA are really pleased to say that our submission and issues raised at CERD are mentioned in the report (recommendations 28 and 29). The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its State parties. See the full report via the below link: CERD_Recommendations (1)

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