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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 06/03/2014 | No CommentsThe National Black Police Association welcomes the Home Secretary’s announcement today of a judge led public enquiry into the investigation of the tragic death of Stephen Lawrence and the issues surrounding it. It is through the determination of Stephen’s parents that the quest for truth continues. NBPA president Franstine Jones said, “We look forward to supporting and contributing to the public enquiry and trust that no stone will be left unturned.” See statement from the Home Secretary https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/the-ellison-review
Posted on 06/03/2014 | No Comments‘How Far Have We Come?” Black staff career progression and under-representation within the Criminal Justice System – the impact on service delivery and community engagement 09.00 – 16.00 on Saturday 22nd March 2014 @ Newbold Revel Training College, Rugby CV23 0TH We are delighted to announce that our 2nd annual Race and the CJS Symposium will now take place on Saturday, 22nd March 2014 at Newbold Revel Training College. The theme of the symposium has been changed to reflect growing concerns among Black staff regarding career progression, under – representation and the impact on CJS service delivery and community engagement. […]
Posted on 04/03/2014 | No CommentsNBPA President Franstine Jones said, “The NBPA would like to see the Football Association, football clubs and the police commit to effectively tackling racist and homophobic behaviour linked to football. The existing laws against hate crime should be used accordingly”. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/dispatches/4od#3662729
Posted on 23/01/2014 | No CommentsThe National Black Police Association welcomes the recommendations in Sir David Normington’s review of the Police Federation of England & Wales. The NBPA was one of the many stakeholders who submitted evidence for the consultation, recognising that there was a need for change at the Federation and it is to their credit that they have made themselves subject to such wide-ranging, detailed, independent scrutiny. In particular the NBPA welcomes Section D of the recommendations relating to Equality and Diversity. If implemented these will support one of the NBPA’s key priorities – developing a Police Service which is representative of the […]