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Launch of NILE
The signing of the NILE governance document by the Chairs Franstine Jones (NBPA) Conrad Reid (RESPECT) Sharon Clarke (ABPO) Angela Clarke (ABPO)
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.
NBPA AGM & conference 2014 “Making Policing More Reflective of the Communities We Serve”
Conference dates: 29th, 30th & 31st October 2014 Grand Connaught Rooms 61 – 65 Great Queen Street London, England, WC2B 5DA http://www.grandconnaughtrooms.com/contact/
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.
Posted on 03/04/2014 | No CommentsCarol Howard Photo: PA/Camera Press http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/10736952/I-was-a-token-says-female-black-police-firearms-officer.html Carol Howard, who is suing the Met for racial and sexual discrimination, says she was “singled out” and used to prove the force was no longer racist By Claire Duffin 2:18PM BST 01 Apr 2014 A black firearms officer who is suing the Metropolitan Police for racial and sexual discrimination claims she was a “token” used by the force to try to prove it was diverse. Carol Howard, 34, said she was put forward for an interview in the wake of the shooting of Mark Duggan, at a time when her unit had a “bad reputation”. […]
Posted on 24/03/2014 | No CommentsThe National Initiative for Leadership and Empowerment (NILE) will be launched on Saturday 22nd March 2014. The group’s aim is to specifically tackle the issues of race and race equality across the criminal justice system. The event will take place in Newbold Revel, Rugby at a national symposium for Criminal Justice Professionals. Bevan Powell, Chair of NILE said, “All too often race equality issues within the Criminal Justice System are viewed and tackled in silos, As an example, the police service tackles its issues in isolation to prisons or probation”. Mr Powell stated, “NILE presents an opportunity to address […]
Posted on 11/03/2014 | No Commentshttp://www.eadt.co.uk/news/suffolk_are_the_police_still_guilty_of_institutional_racism_1_3419623 Franstine Jones , who has made history as the first woman president of the National Black Police Association. Sheena Grant Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:15 PM That’s the verdict of Franstine Jones, who works in Suffolk Police’s diversity unit and was elected president of the National Black Police Association (NBPA) in October, the first woman to hold the post in the organisation’s history and the first civilian. Her damning comments come days after Home Secretary Theresa May announced a judge-led public inquiry into undercover policing after a review found a Metropolitan Police officer spied on the family of Stephen Lawrence, who […]