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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.
What we do
We have initiatives for the Progression of minority officers and staff ; such as mentoring schemes, natural born leaders programme, women in policing projects. The NBPA had a high Profile within the Home Office and Policing Strategic Committees.
What is the NBPA About ?
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.
At the launch the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police said
“I have made it clear where I stand. I see the formation of this Association as the only way forward”.
Posted on 06/12/2013 | No Comments“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.” — Rivonia trial, 1964 Franstine Jones says that, “Nelson Mandela’s life will serve as a beacon for change”. This is a great loss for the world. Franstine Jones NBPA President photo source; http://www.nelsonmandelaonline.net/
Posted on 02/12/2013 | No CommentsThe NBPA welcomes the development and introduction of a code of ethics for policing. Codifying what is expected from people who serve the public in policing will provide much needed clarify and enable all to see what is and is not acceptable. The role of communities as well as the authorities and statutory bodies in holding the police service to account for these standards cannot be overstated – community scrutiny is essential as it provides balance and different perspectives that can sometimes be lost when policing is examined from within. The Code of Ethics provides a standard against which such […]
Posted on 28/11/2013 | No CommentsFollowing elections at the National Black Police Association conference in October 2013 the NBPA’s new President Franstine Jones and Vice President Nick Glynn are pleased to announce the establishment of a new Cabinet team, as follows:- President – Franstine Jones (Suffolk) – @Franstine_Jones Vice President – Nick Glynn (Leicestershire) – @nickglynn Vice President (female reserve) – Allison Holver (Avon & Somerset) General Secretary – John Awosoga (City of London) Deputy general Secretary – Jay Dave (South Wales) Treasurer – Zafar Qazi (Cumbria) Events & Sponsorship Co-ordinator- Paul Odle (Metropolitan) Met Police reserved position – Janet Hills (Metropolitan) Training & Development […]
Posted on 23/10/2013 | No CommentsMrs. Franstine Jones, the National Executive Committee (NEC) representative for Suffolk Police has been voted the new President of the National Black Police Association at their Conference elections held on 17th October 2013. Mrs. Jones, who was born in Ipswich is married and still lives in the area, she has worked in the diversity unit at Suffolk police for the past 5 years and has been a member of the NBPA for the last 3 years. Over the last 12 months Mrs. Jones has been working on the issues of under-representation of black officers and staff in the police service […]
Posted on 17/10/2013 | No CommentsThe NBPA AGM successfully completed and ushered in a new era when Franstine Jones became the first police staff member to lead the NBPA. NBPA 2013 Annual report: 2013 Photographs of the day are now available on the NBPA website http://www.nbpa.co.uk/galleries/photos-gallery/nggallery/photos-galleries/2013-agm/ Powerpoint presentations by: Franstine Jones: Franstine AGM 2013 Nick Glynn: Nick AGM 2013 Jaswinder Singh: Jaswinder AGM 2013