Statements Archive

  • 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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  • 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 Positive Discrimination Further briefing note provided by Lawrence Davies, Director of Equal Justice Solicitors – lawrencedavies@equaljustice.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 -->

    Position Statement on Positive Discrimination

    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 Positive Discrimination Further briefing note provided by Lawrence Davies, Director of Equal Justice Solicitors – lawrencedavies@equaljustice.co.uk

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  • 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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  • 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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