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  • Carol 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”. […]

    ‘I was a token’, says female black police firearms officer

    Carol 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”. […]

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  • NILE strongly opposes the Ministry of Justice ban on books and deplores the implementation of this policy as part of a poorly thought through reward and punishment scheme. See documented position Nile position re MOJ Ban on Booksv3

    NILE strongly opposes the Ministry of Justice ban on books

    NILE strongly opposes the Ministry of Justice ban on books and deplores the implementation of this policy as part of a poorly thought through reward and punishment scheme. See documented position Nile position re MOJ Ban on Booksv3

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  • http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/features_2_483/how_franstine_made_history_1_3446538   How Franstine made history by Sheena Grant Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:28 AM Franstine Jones , who has made history as the first woman president of the National Black Police Association. Franstine Jones, who has made history as the first woman president of the National Black Police Association.  Hard work and a sense of justice have taken Franstine Jones to the top of her profession. Sheena Grant reports How does a girl born to immigrant parents in Ipswich rise from supermarket cashier to become the first woman president in the history of an influential national police organisation? The […]

    How Franstine made history

    http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/features_2_483/how_franstine_made_history_1_3446538   How Franstine made history by Sheena Grant Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:28 AM Franstine Jones , who has made history as the first woman president of the National Black Police Association. Franstine Jones, who has made history as the first woman president of the National Black Police Association.  Hard work and a sense of justice have taken Franstine Jones to the top of her profession. Sheena Grant reports How does a girl born to immigrant parents in Ipswich rise from supermarket cashier to become the first woman president in the history of an influential national police organisation? The […]

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  •   The 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 […]

    New Race Equality Group Launched to tackle issues of Race across the Criminal Justice System

      The 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 […]

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  • http://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 […]

    Suffolk: Are the police still guilty of institutional racism?

    http://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 […]

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  •   http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/07/lawrence-revelations-institutional-racism-met-police Anti-terror head moved as black police leader says force has not improved since the 1999 Macpherson inquiry   Vikram Dodd and Rob Evans The Guardian, Friday 7 March 2014 23.04 GMT   Hogan-Howe said the publication of the Ellison report marked one of the worst days in his police career. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA The crisis engulfing the Metropolitan police following fresh revelations about the Stephen Lawrence case intensified on Friday night as the leader of its black officers’ association called on the commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, to admit that the force was still institutionally racist. Janet Hills, chair of the Met’s black police association, told the […]

      http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/07/lawrence-revelations-institutional-racism-met-police Anti-terror head moved as black police leader says force has not improved since the 1999 Macpherson inquiry   Vikram Dodd and Rob Evans The Guardian, Friday 7 March 2014 23.04 GMT   Hogan-Howe said the publication of the Ellison report marked one of the worst days in his police career. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA The crisis engulfing the Metropolitan police following fresh revelations about the Stephen Lawrence case intensified on Friday night as the leader of its black officers’ association called on the commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, to admit that the force was still institutionally racist. Janet Hills, chair of the Met’s black police association, told the […]

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  • http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/07/lawrence-revelations-institutional-racism-met-police Anti-terror head moved as black police leader says force has not improved since the 1999 Macpherson inquiry Vikram Dodd and Rob Evans The Guardian, Friday 7 March 2014 23.04 GMT Hogan-Howe said the publication of the Ellison report marked one of the worst days in his police career. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA The crisis engulfing the Metropolitan police following fresh revelations about the Stephen Lawrence case intensified on Friday night as the leader of its black officers’ association called on the commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, to admit that the force was still institutionally racist. Janet Hills, chair of the Met’s black police association, […]

    The Guardian – Lawrence revelations: admit institutional racism, Met chief told

    http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/07/lawrence-revelations-institutional-racism-met-police Anti-terror head moved as black police leader says force has not improved since the 1999 Macpherson inquiry Vikram Dodd and Rob Evans The Guardian, Friday 7 March 2014 23.04 GMT Hogan-Howe said the publication of the Ellison report marked one of the worst days in his police career. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA The crisis engulfing the Metropolitan police following fresh revelations about the Stephen Lawrence case intensified on Friday night as the leader of its black officers’ association called on the commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, to admit that the force was still institutionally racist. Janet Hills, chair of the Met’s black police association, […]

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