June 19, 2021

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

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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

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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

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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 […]