Reports Archive

  • 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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  • Strategy & Action Plan 2018-2022 The NBPA has a unique role in policing in that we represent the whole policing family as well as the communities we are drawn from. My vision is to improving the legitimacy of policing by keeping race on the agenda. We have identified four key themes, building on the work of my predecessors, which will allow us to drive this work forward. These are Representation, Engagement, Police Powers and Support. Representation of BME officers and staff within the Police Service Engaging with the public to increase confidence in policing and ensure our services are informed […]<!-- 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 Strategy & Action Plan

    Strategy & Action Plan 2018-2022 The NBPA has a unique role in policing in that we represent the whole policing family as well as the communities we are drawn from. My vision is to improving the legitimacy of policing by keeping race on the agenda. We have identified four key themes, building on the work of my predecessors, which will allow us to drive this work forward. These are Representation, Engagement, Police Powers and Support. Representation of BME officers and staff within the Police Service Engaging with the public to increase confidence in policing and ensure our services are informed […]

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  • In November 2017 the NBPA provided a written submission to the Women & Equalities Committee. This formed part of the Race Disparity Audit inquiry. The submission was accepted and the original is uploaded 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 -->

    NBPA Written submission to the Women & Equalities Committee – for the Race Disparity Audit inquiry

    In November 2017 the NBPA provided a written submission to the Women & Equalities Committee. This formed part of the Race Disparity Audit inquiry. The submission was accepted and the original is uploaded here.

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  • In the latest woe for Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings against Asian Sergeant Waseem Khan were discontinued after concerns were raised by the panel. The NBPA comments on the outcome and the disproportionality in misconduct proceedings for BME officers in its Press Release on Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings being discontinued<!-- 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 -->

    Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings discontinued

    In the latest woe for Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings against Asian Sergeant Waseem Khan were discontinued after concerns were raised by the panel. The NBPA comments on the outcome and the disproportionality in misconduct proceedings for BME officers in its Press Release on Cleveland Police misconduct proceedings being discontinued

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  • On Friday 15 July 2016 Janet Hills, President gave an oral presentation to the Youth Parliament Select Committee. She agreed that it was very difficult to understand why incidents of racism and religious discrimination go unreported and noted that lack of confidence and trust are factors. In contrast she identified that Black Police Associations engage with their local communities to make sure they understand how the police can help them, improving trust and confidence in the police, and encouraging those communities to report hate crime. The President said that the Metropolitan Police Service had dedicated school liaison officers who engage regularly with young people and help to build […]<!-- 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 -->

    Youth Parliament Select Committee – Racism and religious discrimination

    On Friday 15 July 2016 Janet Hills, President gave an oral presentation to the Youth Parliament Select Committee. She agreed that it was very difficult to understand why incidents of racism and religious discrimination go unreported and noted that lack of confidence and trust are factors. In contrast she identified that Black Police Associations engage with their local communities to make sure they understand how the police can help them, improving trust and confidence in the police, and encouraging those communities to report hate crime. The President said that the Metropolitan Police Service had dedicated school liaison officers who engage regularly with young people and help to build […]

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  • 09 July 2016 The UK Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee has reported on an “alarming lack of consistency across forces” in England and Wales, which are still failing to embed the College of Policing’s Code of Ethics. They notedpolicing is to move on from controversies and scandals such as Hillsborough and undercover policing then reassuring the public of the integrity of those involved must be the first priority. Amongst other things the Committee commented that it is unacceptable that the Board of the College of Policing has not been able to increase its ethnic minority representation, an issue that it expects to […]<!-- 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 -->

    Parliament report on College of Policing – “Alarming” inconsistencies in policing across forces must be addressed

    09 July 2016 The UK Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee has reported on an “alarming lack of consistency across forces” in England and Wales, which are still failing to embed the College of Policing’s Code of Ethics. They notedpolicing is to move on from controversies and scandals such as Hillsborough and undercover policing then reassuring the public of the integrity of those involved must be the first priority. Amongst other things the Committee commented that it is unacceptable that the Board of the College of Policing has not been able to increase its ethnic minority representation, an issue that it expects to […]

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  • This is Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary’s report to the Secretary of State under section 54(4A) of the Police Act 1996. As required by that section, it contains his assessment of the efficiency and effectiveness of policing in England and Wales in respect of the inspection year 2015. State of Policing: The Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2015 – PDF,  large file (7MB)<!-- 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 -->

    State of Policing: The Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2015

    This is Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary’s report to the Secretary of State under section 54(4A) of the Police Act 1996. As required by that section, it contains his assessment of the efficiency and effectiveness of policing in England and Wales in respect of the inspection year 2015. State of Policing: The Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2015 – PDF,  large file (7MB)

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