News & Events Archive

  • Back in 1999 it was described as a watershed moment for policing. Twenty years on, Stephen Fairclough, NBPA President Tola Munro and guests debate the legacy of the inquiry into the death of Stephen Lawrence https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0002m1d<!-- 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 -->

    Radio interview – BBC Radio Wales – Eye on Wales: The Macpherson Report 20 years on

    Back in 1999 it was described as a watershed moment for policing. Twenty years on, Stephen Fairclough, NBPA President Tola Munro and guests debate the legacy of the inquiry into the death of Stephen Lawrence https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0002m1d

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  • KickOff@3 starts its 2019 journey in Durham on 21 March and Michael Wallace explains about why they do, what they do in this short video…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GZ_tCx0qqI<!-- 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 -->

    KickOff@3 on Youtube

    KickOff@3 starts its 2019 journey in Durham on 21 March and Michael Wallace explains about why they do, what they do in this short video…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GZ_tCx0qqI

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  • “I have been asked quite a bit about issues of racism since I have taken over. As Bevan said, it is about the indicators that we would see that would indicate that a force is being institutionally racist… They include: …disproportionality in grievances, employment tribunals and disciplinary and performance procedures; where there is a failure to implement your own concerns about urgent and radical action; where we see people concerned and frightened to report racial discrimination… where, most significantly, chief officer teams in certain places are quite resistant towards that; where, when we try to put forward black culture and […]<!-- 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 after presenting evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee

    “I have been asked quite a bit about issues of racism since I have taken over. As Bevan said, it is about the indicators that we would see that would indicate that a force is being institutionally racist… They include: …disproportionality in grievances, employment tribunals and disciplinary and performance procedures; where there is a failure to implement your own concerns about urgent and radical action; where we see people concerned and frightened to report racial discrimination… where, most significantly, chief officer teams in certain places are quite resistant towards that; where, when we try to put forward black culture and […]

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  • The Macpherson Report: Twenty Years On Try this link… Parliamentlive.tv. Our evidence runs from about 11:05-12:26hrs. Witnesses: Detective Sergeant Janet Hills, Chair, Metropolitan Black Police Association (MetBPA) Inspector Mustafa Mohammed QPM, President, National Association of Muslim Police (NAMP) Police Sergeant Tola Munro, National Black Police Association (NBPA) Bevan Powell MBE, former Chair of the MetBPA and founding member of 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 -->

    NBPA on Parliament TV presenting evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee

    The Macpherson Report: Twenty Years On Try this link… Parliamentlive.tv. Our evidence runs from about 11:05-12:26hrs. Witnesses: Detective Sergeant Janet Hills, Chair, Metropolitan Black Police Association (MetBPA) Inspector Mustafa Mohammed QPM, President, National Association of Muslim Police (NAMP) Police Sergeant Tola Munro, National Black Police Association (NBPA) Bevan Powell MBE, former Chair of the MetBPA and founding member of the NBPA

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  • Home Affairs Committee – Macpherson evidence session – Twenty Years On The Home Affairs Committee sits today. The President, Tola Munro and Met Reserve, Janet Hills will be among those presenting evidence. We are also publishing today our Strategy document for 2018-2022 which can be found on our website – www.nbpa.co.uk.<!-- 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 Statement on presenting evidence to Parliament – 5 Feb 2019

    Home Affairs Committee – Macpherson evidence session – Twenty Years On The Home Affairs Committee sits today. The President, Tola Munro and Met Reserve, Janet Hills will be among those presenting evidence. We are also publishing today our Strategy document for 2018-2022 which can be found on our website – www.nbpa.co.uk.

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  • Strategy & Action Plan 2018-2022 The NBPA has a unique role in policing in that we represent the whole policing family as well as the communities we are drawn from. My vision is to improving the legitimacy of policing by keeping race on the agenda. We have identified four key themes, building on the work of my predecessors, which will allow us to drive this work forward. These are Representation, Engagement, Police Powers and Support. Representation of BME officers and staff within the Police Service Engaging with the public to increase confidence in policing and ensure our services are informed […]<!-- 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 Strategy & Action Plan

    Strategy & Action Plan 2018-2022 The NBPA has a unique role in policing in that we represent the whole policing family as well as the communities we are drawn from. My vision is to improving the legitimacy of policing by keeping race on the agenda. We have identified four key themes, building on the work of my predecessors, which will allow us to drive this work forward. These are Representation, Engagement, Police Powers and Support. Representation of BME officers and staff within the Police Service Engaging with the public to increase confidence in policing and ensure our services are informed […]

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  • In response to the Police Federation pledge on its commitment to work closely with police associations for the benefit of members, the National Black Police Association would like to clarify that our Cabinet has not signed up to the Memorandum of Understanding as yet. More detail below.<!-- 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 in Response to the PFEW MOU

    In response to the Police Federation pledge on its commitment to work closely with police associations for the benefit of members, the National Black Police Association would like to clarify that our Cabinet has not signed up to the Memorandum of Understanding as yet. More detail below.

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  • It is with sadness that we announce the death of recently retired Gerry McDonald. Gerry was for some time the Chair of the Herts Black & Asian Police Association. Stevenage Chief Inspector Alicia Shaw, writes, “Sad new from Hertfordshire this week our former HBAPA Chair recently retired Chief Inspector Gerry McDonald died suddenly this week at home only 6 months after his retirement in July 2018. “For many years  Gerry was the most senior ranking BME officer and supported and advised  so many BME officers through promotion processes myself included ( I now stand on his shoulders) . Gerry was […]<!-- 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 -->

    Death of a Colleague – former Herts Chair

    It is with sadness that we announce the death of recently retired Gerry McDonald. Gerry was for some time the Chair of the Herts Black & Asian Police Association. Stevenage Chief Inspector Alicia Shaw, writes, “Sad new from Hertfordshire this week our former HBAPA Chair recently retired Chief Inspector Gerry McDonald died suddenly this week at home only 6 months after his retirement in July 2018. “For many years  Gerry was the most senior ranking BME officer and supported and advised  so many BME officers through promotion processes myself included ( I now stand on his shoulders) . Gerry was […]

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