Statements Archive

  • 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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  • The National Black Police Association has decided positions on a number of areas. They are published here and may be quoted.  Press/Media: These are subject to change and you should link here to use the most recent document. NBPA Position Statement on Institutional Racism.<!-- 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 -->

    Position Statement – Institutional Racism

    The National Black Police Association has decided positions on a number of areas. They are published here and may be quoted.  Press/Media: These are subject to change and you should link here to use the most recent document. NBPA Position Statement on Institutional Racism.

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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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  • The National Black Police Association has decided positions on a number of areas. They are published here and may be quoted.  Press/Media: These are subject to change and you should link here to use the most recent document. Position Statement on Stop and Search<!-- 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 -->

    Position Statement – Stop & Search

    The National Black Police Association has decided positions on a number of areas. They are published here and may be quoted.  Press/Media: These are subject to change and you should link here to use the most recent document. Position Statement on Stop and Search

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  • PC Nadeem Saddique from Cleveland Police, has won his claim for direct race discrimination and victimisation at Middlesborough Employment Tribunal. PC Saddique was supported during his case by the National Black Police Association (NBPA). During its support of PC Saddique, the NBPA were alerted to a number of allegations of racism within Cleveland Police. This led the NBPA to take the unprecedented step of raising its concerns formally with the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Franstine Jones, Vice President of the NBPA said, “This case illustrates the importance of the NBPA and the vital role we play in supporting our members […]<!-- 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 -->

    Firearms officer wins case against Cleveland police over racism

    PC Nadeem Saddique from Cleveland Police, has won his claim for direct race discrimination and victimisation at Middlesborough Employment Tribunal. PC Saddique was supported during his case by the National Black Police Association (NBPA). During its support of PC Saddique, the NBPA were alerted to a number of allegations of racism within Cleveland Police. This led the NBPA to take the unprecedented step of raising its concerns formally with the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Franstine Jones, Vice President of the NBPA said, “This case illustrates the importance of the NBPA and the vital role we play in supporting our members […]

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  • In response to  the Winsor review NBPA Winsor II response 2011 the NBPA has submitted a further paper which details our view on recruitment and multi-point entry to the police service.  <!-- 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 -->

    Winsor part II submission

    In response to  the Winsor review NBPA Winsor II response 2011 the NBPA has submitted a further paper which details our view on recruitment and multi-point entry to the police service.  

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