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  • Open letter to Simon Cole, Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police Letter from NBPA President to CC Simon Cole (31.10.19) Indicators of Institutional Racism in Leicestershire Police NBPA 15 Indicators of Institutional Racism in Leicestershire Police (last updated April 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 -->

    Leicestershire Police & Institutional Racism

    Open letter to Simon Cole, Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police Letter from NBPA President to CC Simon Cole (31.10.19) Indicators of Institutional Racism in Leicestershire Police NBPA 15 Indicators of Institutional Racism in Leicestershire Police (last updated April 2019)

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  • Merseyside Police invited the NBPA to conduct a Stop & Search visit to check on levels of disproportionality in their black, Asian and ethnic communities. Several Cabinet members attended along with StopWatchUK, Liberty and an IAG (Independent Advisory Group member) from Gwent Police/BTP. We found no obvious race disparities and would encourage others forces to look at their training as best practice (see attached NBPA Stop&Search report – Merseyside 2019). The NBPA extends an offer to conduct similar visits to any forces interested in having an impartial assessment of their Stop & Search procedures to improve their policing of black, […]<!-- 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 Merseyside Stop & Search Visit report

    Merseyside Police invited the NBPA to conduct a Stop & Search visit to check on levels of disproportionality in their black, Asian and ethnic communities. Several Cabinet members attended along with StopWatchUK, Liberty and an IAG (Independent Advisory Group member) from Gwent Police/BTP. We found no obvious race disparities and would encourage others forces to look at their training as best practice (see attached NBPA Stop&Search report – Merseyside 2019). The NBPA extends an offer to conduct similar visits to any forces interested in having an impartial assessment of their Stop & Search procedures to improve their policing of black, […]

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  • John Kent (1805-1886) is widely acknowledged to be Britain’s first black police officer of the modern era of UK policing. He joined the police force in Maryport, Cumbria in 1835 before transferring to Carlisle Police in 1835. He was the son of a former slave, Thomas Kent. John also went on to have a career with the Railway Police. On Saturday 26 October 2019, Maryport Town Council honoured him with a blue plaque, placed on the wall in the street where the town jail was sited. The unveiling was by Workington MP Sue Hayman. She was accompanied by (from left) […]<!-- 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 – John Kent, Britain’s first black police officer

    John Kent (1805-1886) is widely acknowledged to be Britain’s first black police officer of the modern era of UK policing. He joined the police force in Maryport, Cumbria in 1835 before transferring to Carlisle Police in 1835. He was the son of a former slave, Thomas Kent. John also went on to have a career with the Railway Police. On Saturday 26 October 2019, Maryport Town Council honoured him with a blue plaque, placed on the wall in the street where the town jail was sited. The unveiling was by Workington MP Sue Hayman. She was accompanied by (from left) […]

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  • This inquiry was launched on 12 December 2018. the National Black Police Association written evidence was ordered to be published and presented as oral evidence on 5 February 2019. This supplementary written evidence was ordered to be published on 18 Jul 2019. Please follow link to Parliament website – MPR0053 PDF [Note: This evidence has been redacted by the Committee. “***” represents redacted text.]<!-- 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 -->

    Supplementary written evidence submitted by the NBPA (MPR0053) to the Home Affairs Select Committee – The Macpherson Report: Twenty Years On inquiry

    This inquiry was launched on 12 December 2018. the National Black Police Association written evidence was ordered to be published and presented as oral evidence on 5 February 2019. This supplementary written evidence was ordered to be published on 18 Jul 2019. Please follow link to Parliament website – MPR0053 PDF [Note: This evidence has been redacted by the Committee. “***” represents redacted text.]

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    KickOff@3 wins the Grassroots Project of the Year for 2019.

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