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  • In the latest woe for Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings against Asian Sergeant Waseem Khan were discontinued after concerns were raised by the panel. The NBPA comments on the outcome and the disproportionality in misconduct proceedings for BME officers in its Press Release on Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings being discontinued<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->
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    Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings discontinued

    In the latest woe for Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings against Asian Sergeant Waseem Khan were discontinued after concerns were raised by the panel. The NBPA comments on the outcome and the disproportionality in misconduct proceedings for BME officers in its Press Release on Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings being discontinued

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  • The case of PC Nadeem Saddique was finally resolved in what was a sad day for policing. On 9 November 2016 Nadeem Saddique formerly a police constable was awarded £457.0000 for his claim of direct race discrimination and victimisation by Cleveland Police at Middlesbrough Employment Tribunal. PC Saddique was supported during his case by the National Black Police Association (NBPA). Full press release is here – NBPA on Nadeem Saddique payout. In November 2015 Franstine Jones commented on the original tribunal outcome.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->
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    Asian firearms officer wins £457,000 payout for years of racist abuse

    The case of PC Nadeem Saddique was finally resolved in what was a sad day for policing. On 9 November 2016 Nadeem Saddique formerly a police constable was awarded £457.0000 for his claim of direct race discrimination and victimisation by Cleveland Police at Middlesbrough Employment Tribunal. PC Saddique was supported during his case by the National Black Police Association (NBPA). Full press release is here – NBPA on Nadeem Saddique payout. In November 2015 Franstine Jones commented on the original tribunal outcome.

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  • On Friday 15 July 2016 Janet Hills, President gave an oral presentation to the Youth Parliament Select Committee. She agreed that it was very difficult to understand why incidents of racism and religious discrimination go unreported and noted that lack of confidence and trust are factors. In contrast she identified that Black Police Associations engage with their local communities to make sure they understand how the police can help them, improving trust and confidence in the police, and encouraging those communities to report hate crime. The President said that the Metropolitan Police Service had dedicated school liaison officers who engage regularly with young people and help to build […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->
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    Youth Parliament Select Committee – Racism and religious discrimination

    On Friday 15 July 2016 Janet Hills, President gave an oral presentation to the Youth Parliament Select Committee. She agreed that it was very difficult to understand why incidents of racism and religious discrimination go unreported and noted that lack of confidence and trust are factors. In contrast she identified that Black Police Associations engage with their local communities to make sure they understand how the police can help them, improving trust and confidence in the police, and encouraging those communities to report hate crime. The President said that the Metropolitan Police Service had dedicated school liaison officers who engage regularly with young people and help to build […]

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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<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->
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    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.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->
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    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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