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  • NBPA response to comments by Police Federation Union in Birmingham Mail PRESS RELEASE Issued by the National Black Police Association (NBPA) and West Midlands Police Black and Asian Police Association (BAPA) in response to the Birmingham Mail article, 15 November 2018  The recent improvements in promotion processes in West Midlands Police led by force’s People and Organisation Development Department have been supported both by the Federation and Staff Associations. The NBPA is encouraged that as a result there has been an increase in representation of Black and Asian Minority Ethnic staff at all ranks to better represent the diverse community of the […]<!-- 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 from NBPA in response to comments by Police Federation Union in Birmingham Mail

    NBPA response to comments by Police Federation Union in Birmingham Mail PRESS RELEASE Issued by the National Black Police Association (NBPA) and West Midlands Police Black and Asian Police Association (BAPA) in response to the Birmingham Mail article, 15 November 2018  The recent improvements in promotion processes in West Midlands Police led by force’s People and Organisation Development Department have been supported both by the Federation and Staff Associations. The NBPA is encouraged that as a result there has been an increase in representation of Black and Asian Minority Ethnic staff at all ranks to better represent the diverse community of the […]

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  • NBPA Press Release – Response to comments on stop & search by Trevor Phillips “I applaud the Policing Minister Nick Hurd’s swift rebuttal of siren calls. I am also calling on the Met Commissioner to hold her nerve, and for Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London to give her the additional police officers needed, including recruiting directly from those affected communities – lets ignore ill-informed knee jerk reactions and political rhetoric to fuel discrimination of minority communities.” Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association Press Release – Response to Comments on Stop Search by Trevor Phillips 13.11.18<!-- 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 Press Release – Response to comments on stop & search by Trevor Phillips

    NBPA Press Release – Response to comments on stop & search by Trevor Phillips “I applaud the Policing Minister Nick Hurd’s swift rebuttal of siren calls. I am also calling on the Met Commissioner to hold her nerve, and for Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London to give her the additional police officers needed, including recruiting directly from those affected communities – lets ignore ill-informed knee jerk reactions and political rhetoric to fuel discrimination of minority communities.” Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association Press Release – Response to Comments on Stop Search by Trevor Phillips 13.11.18

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  • NBPA Response to Comments by Home Secretary Sajid Javid “Home Secretary I would draw your attention to the hate crime figures your own department released this week. These revealed a 14% increase in race hate crime between the period 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 and a 40% increase in religious hate crime over the same period. Those statistics also show a clear link between national incidents and spikes in Race Hate Crime. Your words will be used against Asian members of British communities who would equally condemn paedophile of grooming gangs regardless of their race. And you have made targets of BAME […]<!-- 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 Response to Comments by Home Secretary Sajid Javid

    NBPA Response to Comments by Home Secretary Sajid Javid “Home Secretary I would draw your attention to the hate crime figures your own department released this week. These revealed a 14% increase in race hate crime between the period 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 and a 40% increase in religious hate crime over the same period. Those statistics also show a clear link between national incidents and spikes in Race Hate Crime. Your words will be used against Asian members of British communities who would equally condemn paedophile of grooming gangs regardless of their race. And you have made targets of BAME […]

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  • NBPA Press Release on Positive Discrimination Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association on the public announcement of our position on Positive Discrimination in policing. The NBPA supports positive discrimination applied with consideration to overcome historic institutional and societal barriers: “This has been a long journey from the days when we thought change could be achieved using existing tools including positive action. There have been some outstanding achievements in recruiting by a selection of forces including Bedfordshire, the Met, Greater Manchester Police, West Midlands and Gwent Police.” Full Press Release on Positive Discrimination 19.10.18<!-- 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 Press Release on Positive Discrimination

    NBPA Press Release on Positive Discrimination Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association on the public announcement of our position on Positive Discrimination in policing. The NBPA supports positive discrimination applied with consideration to overcome historic institutional and societal barriers: “This has been a long journey from the days when we thought change could be achieved using existing tools including positive action. There have been some outstanding achievements in recruiting by a selection of forces including Bedfordshire, the Met, Greater Manchester Police, West Midlands and Gwent Police.” Full Press Release on Positive Discrimination 19.10.18

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  • NBPA Conference and AGM, Derby 15-17 October 2019 The National Black Police Association (NBPA) are pleased to give advance notice of the 2019 conference and Annual General Meeting to be hosted by Derbyshire Constabulary and their Black Police Association (DBPA) at Pride Park, Derby from 15-17 October 2019. <!-- 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 -->

    Advance Notice! – NBPA 2019 Conference and AGM, Derby 15-17 October 2019

    NBPA Conference and AGM, Derby 15-17 October 2019 The National Black Police Association (NBPA) are pleased to give advance notice of the 2019 conference and Annual General Meeting to be hosted by Derbyshire Constabulary and their Black Police Association (DBPA) at Pride Park, Derby from 15-17 October 2019. 

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  • NBPA Response to increased Use of Force by the Met Police “An excess in the use of force, a disproportionate use of Stop & Search and an increase in deaths after police restraint are the lived experiences of our black communities.” Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association  NBPA Press Release on Response to increased Use of Force by the Met Police (15.10.18)<!-- 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 Response to increased Use of Force by the Met Police

    NBPA Response to increased Use of Force by the Met Police “An excess in the use of force, a disproportionate use of Stop & Search and an increase in deaths after police restraint are the lived experiences of our black communities.” Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association  NBPA Press Release on Response to increased Use of Force by the Met Police (15.10.18)

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    Diane Abbott MP Speech

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  • It started with soldiers stuck in their flooded trenches, thinking of their loved ones and desperately wanting to bury their fallen brothers. It ended with opposing troops of British and German soldiers peacefully returning to their respective trenches after exchanging hugs, food rations, songs and beer. This was the Christmas Day Truce of 1914. Arguably, the most captivating story to come from the Truce was the famous football match that saw English and German soldiers defy orders not to befriend the enemy.   Last Saturday, Ballers Club, winners of last month’s Kickoff@3 football tournament in memory of Daniel De-Gale were given a presentation ceremony by Kickoff@3, the Metropolitan Police and the Black Police Association, recognising the club’s achievement in the tournament. Ballers Club seek to engage vulnerable young people with the intention of […]<!-- 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 -->

    Grassroots Football Club recognised by London Met and Black Police Association

    It started with soldiers stuck in their flooded trenches, thinking of their loved ones and desperately wanting to bury their fallen brothers. It ended with opposing troops of British and German soldiers peacefully returning to their respective trenches after exchanging hugs, food rations, songs and beer. This was the Christmas Day Truce of 1914. Arguably, the most captivating story to come from the Truce was the famous football match that saw English and German soldiers defy orders not to befriend the enemy.   Last Saturday, Ballers Club, winners of last month’s Kickoff@3 football tournament in memory of Daniel De-Gale were given a presentation ceremony by Kickoff@3, the Metropolitan Police and the Black Police Association, recognising the club’s achievement in the tournament. Ballers Club seek to engage vulnerable young people with the intention of […]

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