News & Events Archive

  • The NBPA recognise that Boris Johnson’s remarks aimed at our Muslim communities reflect onto BAME communities. We do not condone words that target any persons, faith or religion and are disappointed in Boris Johnson, a senior politician and former mayor of London. We offer our support and are aware of how this may make certain members of our communities feel. Black Police Associations (BPA), in Constabularies throughout the UK are made up of officers and staff from communities who are effected by the consequences of the comments made. We are there to support victims who may be subjected to hate […]<!-- 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 comment in support of our Muslim communities

    The NBPA recognise that Boris Johnson’s remarks aimed at our Muslim communities reflect onto BAME communities. We do not condone words that target any persons, faith or religion and are disappointed in Boris Johnson, a senior politician and former mayor of London. We offer our support and are aware of how this may make certain members of our communities feel. Black Police Associations (BPA), in Constabularies throughout the UK are made up of officers and staff from communities who are effected by the consequences of the comments made. We are there to support victims who may be subjected to hate […]

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  • 20 years on: The National Black Police Association and The Macpherson Report – How far have we come? The National Black Police Association (NBPA) are pleased to announce their forthcoming conference and Annual General Meeting will be hosted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and their Ethnic Minority Police Association (EMPA) in Belfast on October 9 – 11 2018.   9th October – Welcome Reception, Belfast City Hall  10th October – Day 1 Conference & Gala Dinner / Awards, Titanic Conference Centre 11th October – Day 2 Conference (including workshops), Titanic Conference Centre Please see Conferencing website for full details […]<!-- 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 -->

    Announcement – NBPA 2018 Conference and AGM, Belfast 9-11 October 2018

    20 years on: The National Black Police Association and The Macpherson Report – How far have we come? The National Black Police Association (NBPA) are pleased to announce their forthcoming conference and Annual General Meeting will be hosted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and their Ethnic Minority Police Association (EMPA) in Belfast on October 9 – 11 2018.   9th October – Welcome Reception, Belfast City Hall  10th October – Day 1 Conference & Gala Dinner / Awards, Titanic Conference Centre 11th October – Day 2 Conference (including workshops), Titanic Conference Centre Please see Conferencing website for full details […]

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  • Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Stephen Lawrence  From Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association, and Janet Hills, Chair of the Met Police Black Police Association   NBPA Press Release – Stephen Lawrence_25 years on 23.04.18 #StephenLawrence25 <!-- 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 25th Anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s murder

    Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Stephen Lawrence  From Tola Munro, President of the National Black Police Association, and Janet Hills, Chair of the Met Police Black Police Association   NBPA Press Release – Stephen Lawrence_25 years on 23.04.18 #StephenLawrence25 

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  • 19 April 2018 – Chief Constable Jon Boutcher, the national police chiefs’ lead for Race, talks about changes in policing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. https://www.bedfordshire.police.uk/news-and-appeals/cc-jon-boutcher-blog-april18 Also, 18 April 2018 – CC Boutcher, the National Police Chiefs’ lead on Race, Religion & Belief also urges action on issues such as recruitment of black officers. Article in Guardian newspaper by Vikram Dodd. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/18/police-too-slow-to-change-after-stephen-lawrence<!-- 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 -->

    Race and policing – Chief Constable Jon Boutcher reflects on 25 years since Stephen Lawrence murder

    19 April 2018 – Chief Constable Jon Boutcher, the national police chiefs’ lead for Race, talks about changes in policing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. https://www.bedfordshire.police.uk/news-and-appeals/cc-jon-boutcher-blog-april18 Also, 18 April 2018 – CC Boutcher, the National Police Chiefs’ lead on Race, Religion & Belief also urges action on issues such as recruitment of black officers. Article in Guardian newspaper by Vikram Dodd. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/18/police-too-slow-to-change-after-stephen-lawrence

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  • 09 April 2018 Dear CC Boutcher, Commissioner Dick, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Duncan Ball,  I am writing to you to express the concern that the National Black Police Association and I share with you about the rise in deaths from knife crime.  We recognise that although London has been the media focus, this is a national issue. We also believe that this is a complex, wicked problem that requires a far more sophisticated response than we in policing can provide alone. The factors include education, safeguarding and public health. While welcoming more officers on the streets of London using intelligence led […]<!-- 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: Open letter on knife crime to NPCC leads

    09 April 2018 Dear CC Boutcher, Commissioner Dick, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Duncan Ball,  I am writing to you to express the concern that the National Black Police Association and I share with you about the rise in deaths from knife crime.  We recognise that although London has been the media focus, this is a national issue. We also believe that this is a complex, wicked problem that requires a far more sophisticated response than we in policing can provide alone. The factors include education, safeguarding and public health. While welcoming more officers on the streets of London using intelligence led […]

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  • Chief Inspector Alicia Shaw becomes Hertfordshire Constabulary’s first black female Chief Inspector – read Alicia Shaw’s story here.<!-- 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 -->

    Celebrating Success – Alicia Shaw

    Chief Inspector Alicia Shaw becomes Hertfordshire Constabulary’s first black female Chief Inspector – read Alicia Shaw’s story here.

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  • The Independent Office of Police Complaints has responded to our concerns about institutional racism in Cleveland Police and is now bringing together three investigations that feature their treatment of their Asian, black and ethnic minority workforce. Please see our response here.<!-- 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 – IOPC Operation Forbes – Independent Investigation into Cleveland Police

    The Independent Office of Police Complaints has responded to our concerns about institutional racism in Cleveland Police and is now bringing together three investigations that feature their treatment of their Asian, black and ethnic minority workforce. Please see our response here.

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  • NBPA President’s New Year’s Day Message 2018 featuring a quote from Stan Lee. .<!-- 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 -->

    President’s New Year’s Day Message 2018

    NBPA President’s New Year’s Day Message 2018 featuring a quote from Stan Lee. .

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