News & Events Archive

  • On Monday 6 November 2017 the Metropolitan Black Police Association celebrated its 23rd anniversary by screening a special documentary that illustrated the history behind their inception – “A Movement in Time” They also organised a question and answer session with some off their founding fathers –  Leroy Logan MBE George Rhoden Bevan Powell MBE David Michael Rt Hon Jack Straw June Alison Durant, responsible for the MetBPA Membership Portfolio described the day as “…absolutely fantastic, humbling and inspiring!” L-R (rear): Paul Ramsey, Keith Smith, Me, Martyn Linton, Mike Samuel (Treasurer), George Rhoden, Bevan Powell, David Michael and Leroy Logan. (front) – 3 […]<!-- 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 -->

    MetBPA Inception – A Moment in Time

    On Monday 6 November 2017 the Metropolitan Black Police Association celebrated its 23rd anniversary by screening a special documentary that illustrated the history behind their inception – “A Movement in Time” They also organised a question and answer session with some off their founding fathers –  Leroy Logan MBE George Rhoden Bevan Powell MBE David Michael Rt Hon Jack Straw June Alison Durant, responsible for the MetBPA Membership Portfolio described the day as “…absolutely fantastic, humbling and inspiring!” L-R (rear): Paul Ramsey, Keith Smith, Me, Martyn Linton, Mike Samuel (Treasurer), George Rhoden, Bevan Powell, David Michael and Leroy Logan. (front) – 3 […]

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  • Tola Munro, President commented on the Independent review into deaths and serious incidents in Police custody first announced in 2015 by then Home Secretary, Theresa May and released on 30 October 2017.<!-- 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 -->

    Press Release on Deaths in Custody report (30.10.17)

    Tola Munro, President commented on the Independent review into deaths and serious incidents in Police custody first announced in 2015 by then Home Secretary, Theresa May and released on 30 October 2017.

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  • Biannual statistics on Stop & Searches, detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983, and other use of police powers including arrests for recorded crime, breath tests and police action in relation to motoring offences.<!-- 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 -->

    Police Stop & Search statistics, England and Wales 2017

    Biannual statistics on Stop & Searches, detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983, and other use of police powers including arrests for recorded crime, breath tests and police action in relation to motoring offences.

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  • The Lammy Report was an independent review into the treatment of, and outcomes for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals in the criminal justice system. It was published on 8 September 2017.<!-- 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 -->

    The Lammy Report

    The Lammy Report was an independent review into the treatment of, and outcomes for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals in the criminal justice system. It was published on 8 September 2017.

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  • The NBPA conference and AGM 2017 in Chester was an amazing event. Congratulations to Tola Munro on being elected as the next NBPA President. The Speakers and workshops focused on current issues – a report on the event will be posted in one month. Agenda For Conference  Baroness Williams 2017 NBPA conference speech<!-- 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 -->

    Successful NBPA Annual Training Conference & AGM – Chester, October 2017

    The NBPA conference and AGM 2017 in Chester was an amazing event. Congratulations to Tola Munro on being elected as the next NBPA President. The Speakers and workshops focused on current issues – a report on the event will be posted in one month. Agenda For Conference  Baroness Williams 2017 NBPA conference speech

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  • Westminster, Manchester and now London Bridge. Many lives and communities have been deeply affected by the actions of a few.  What we know so far is that seven people have been reported dead and many more have been injured in another islamist extremist terrorist attack.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, friends, and our colleagues who have been caught up in this appalling act of violence.   The NBPA are here to engage and reassure our communities locally.  We are committed to supporting the Police Service of England and Wales and our colleagues around the world. The NBPA […]<!-- 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 -->

    A message from the NBPA President

    Westminster, Manchester and now London Bridge. Many lives and communities have been deeply affected by the actions of a few.  What we know so far is that seven people have been reported dead and many more have been injured in another islamist extremist terrorist attack.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, friends, and our colleagues who have been caught up in this appalling act of violence.   The NBPA are here to engage and reassure our communities locally.  We are committed to supporting the Police Service of England and Wales and our colleagues around the world. The NBPA […]

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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 --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    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. Nadeem 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 --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    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. Nadeem 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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