December 4, 2023

No black officers in four police forces and senior representation is ‘pitiful’

By Alan Travis From The Guardian UK Cheshire, North Yorkshire, Dyfed-Powys and Durham have no black officers and diversity champion needed, says inquiry by MPs Four police forces in England and Wales still do not have a single black or black British officer and progress in increasing the number of black and minority ethnic police […]

Officer says ‘disruption tactics’ used in Stephen Lawrence case in UK

From msn news The detective who secured convictions against two of Stephen Lawrence’s killers believes that some senior Scotland Yard officers never wanted a successful prosecution. Clive Driscoll, a former detective chief inspector, has told BBC Newsnight that “disruption tactics” were used within the force during his recent reinvestigation into Lawrence’s death. David Norris and […]

‘Race Still A Problem In The Police Force’, Says Black PC

From The Voice Firearms officer claims the Met has not learned lessons from Stephen Lawrence investigation A black female police officer has accused the Met of failing to learn lessons from the Stephen Lawrence inquiry, which found that the force was institutionally racist. Carol Howard, a firearms officer with the elite group that protects politicians […]