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  • It started with soldiers stuck in their flooded trenches, thinking of their loved ones and desperately wanting to bury their fallen brothers. It ended with opposing troops of British and German soldiers peacefully returning to their respective trenches after exchanging hugs, food rations, songs and beer. This was the Christmas Day Truce of 1914. Arguably, the most captivating story to come from the Truce was the famous football match that saw English and German soldiers defy orders not to befriend the enemy.   Last Saturday, Ballers Club, winners of last month’s Kickoff@3 football tournament in memory of Daniel De-Gale were given a presentation ceremony by Kickoff@3, the Metropolitan Police and the Black Police Association, recognising the club’s achievement in the tournament. Ballers Club seek to engage vulnerable young people with the intention of […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Grassroots Football Club recognised by London Met and Black Police Association

    It started with soldiers stuck in their flooded trenches, thinking of their loved ones and desperately wanting to bury their fallen brothers. It ended with opposing troops of British and German soldiers peacefully returning to their respective trenches after exchanging hugs, food rations, songs and beer. This was the Christmas Day Truce of 1914. Arguably, the most captivating story to come from the Truce was the famous football match that saw English and German soldiers defy orders not to befriend the enemy.   Last Saturday, Ballers Club, winners of last month’s Kickoff@3 football tournament in memory of Daniel De-Gale were given a presentation ceremony by Kickoff@3, the Metropolitan Police and the Black Police Association, recognising the club’s achievement in the tournament. Ballers Club seek to engage vulnerable young people with the intention of […]

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  • The NBPA recognise that Boris Johnson’s remarks aimed at our Muslim communities reflect onto BAME communities. We do not condone words that target any persons, faith or religion and are disappointed in Boris Johnson, a senior politician and former mayor of London. We offer our support and are aware of how this may make certain members of our communities feel. Black Police Associations (BPA), in Constabularies throughout the UK are made up of officers and staff from communities who are effected by the consequences of the comments made. We are there to support victims who may be subjected to hate […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    NBPA comment in support of our Muslim communities

    The NBPA recognise that Boris Johnson’s remarks aimed at our Muslim communities reflect onto BAME communities. We do not condone words that target any persons, faith or religion and are disappointed in Boris Johnson, a senior politician and former mayor of London. We offer our support and are aware of how this may make certain members of our communities feel. Black Police Associations (BPA), in Constabularies throughout the UK are made up of officers and staff from communities who are effected by the consequences of the comments made. We are there to support victims who may be subjected to hate […]

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  • 20 years on: The National Black Police Association and The Macpherson Report – How far have we come? The National Black Police Association (NBPA) are pleased to announce their forthcoming conference and Annual General Meeting will be hosted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and  Ethnic Minority Police Association (EMPA) in Belfast on October 9 – 11 2018.   9th October – Welcome Reception, Belfast City Hall  10th October – Day 1 Conference & Gala Dinner / Awards, Titanic Conference Centre 11th October – Day 2 Conference (including workshops), Titanic Conference Centre Please see Conferencing website for full details including […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Announcement – NBPA 2018 Conference and AGM, Belfast 9-11 October 2018

    20 years on: The National Black Police Association and The Macpherson Report – How far have we come? The National Black Police Association (NBPA) are pleased to announce their forthcoming conference and Annual General Meeting will be hosted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and  Ethnic Minority Police Association (EMPA) in Belfast on October 9 – 11 2018.   9th October – Welcome Reception, Belfast City Hall  10th October – Day 1 Conference & Gala Dinner / Awards, Titanic Conference Centre 11th October – Day 2 Conference (including workshops), Titanic Conference Centre Please see Conferencing website for full details including […]

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  • Stat Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Stephen Lawrence  From Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association, and Janet Hills, Chair of the Met Police Black Police Association   NBPA Press Release – Stephen Lawrence_25 years on 23.04.18 #StephenLawrence25 <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    NBPA Press Release on 25th Anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s murder

    Stat Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Stephen Lawrence  From Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association, and Janet Hills, Chair of the Met Police Black Police Association   NBPA Press Release – Stephen Lawrence_25 years on 23.04.18 #StephenLawrence25 

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  • 19 April 2018 – Chief Constable Jon Boutcher, the national police chiefs’ lead for Race, talks about changes in policing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. https://www.bedfordshire.police.uk/news-and-appeals/cc-jon-boutcher-blog-april18 Also, 18 April 2018 – CC Boutcher, the National Police Chiefs’ lead on Race, Religion & Belief also urges action on issues such as recruitment of black officers. Article in Guardian newspaper by Vikram Dodd. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/18/police-too-slow-to-change-after-stephen-lawrence<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Race and policing – Chief Constable Jon Boutcher reflects on 25 years since Stephen Lawrence murder

    19 April 2018 – Chief Constable Jon Boutcher, the national police chiefs’ lead for Race, talks about changes in policing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. https://www.bedfordshire.police.uk/news-and-appeals/cc-jon-boutcher-blog-april18 Also, 18 April 2018 – CC Boutcher, the National Police Chiefs’ lead on Race, Religion & Belief also urges action on issues such as recruitment of black officers. Article in Guardian newspaper by Vikram Dodd. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/18/police-too-slow-to-change-after-stephen-lawrence

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