Stop and Search

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Deputy police commissioner backs officers over Dawn Butler stop

Deputy police commissioner backs officers over Dawn Butler stop

Sir Steve House has said the officers behaved appropriately and has criticised the way they have faced “trial by social media”.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020

Dawn Butler MP accuses police of racial profiling after car stop

Dawn Butler MP accuses police of racial profiling after car stop

Labour MP Dawn Butler has accused police of racially profiling her after a vehicle she was travelling in was pulled over for questioning.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Met chief apologises to athlete over stop and search racism row

Met chief apologises to athlete over stop and search racism row

Dame Cressida Dick apologised to Bianca Williams for the “distress” caused by a stop and search after police were accused of racism.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Met Police racism row shows a ‘clash of perceptions’

Met Police racism row shows a ‘clash of perceptions’

Former Metropolitan Police superintendent Leroy Logan said the black community often feel they are "over-policed and unprotected".

Monday, July 6, 2020

Monday, July 6, 2020

Met Police accused of racism in athlete stop and search row

Met Police accused of racism in athlete stop and search row

The Metropolitan Police has defended a stop and search incident after officers were accused of racism by Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Use of stop and search up 400 per cent in London

Use of stop and search up 400 per cent in London

Use of stop and search up 400 per cent in London

The number of stop and searches under enhanced police powers has increased by 423 per cent in a year in London.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

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'Craven' reduction of stop and search has led to knife crime crisis

'Craven' reduction of stop and search has led to knife crime crisis

A former Scotland Yard Detective Chief Inspector has welcomed suggestions that school pupils could be subject to stop and search in an attempt to tackle knife crime.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

The former Labour Home Secretary has accused the prime minister of being in “complete denial” about the causes of knife crime, after she suggested that there “was no direct correlation between certain crimes and police numbers".

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year’ as knife crime rises to highest levels since 2011, says stop and search adviser

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year’ due to youth violence, says stop and search adviser

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year', says stop and search adviser

Ken Hinds, Chair of the Haringey Independent Stop and Search Monitoring Group, has said that the authorities have to do more to prevent knife crime as he has already “been to six funerals this year”, all of which were teenagers killed by violence.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Police implementing stop and search at the 2018 Notting Hill Carnival

Stop and search campaigner: Police are 'alienating' the black community with 'racial profiling'

Campaigner: Police are 'alienating' the black community with 'racial profiling'

Sajid Javid is expected to announce greater stop and search powers for police to prevent crimes like acid attacks.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Grime artist says he was stopped and searched five times at Notting Hill Carnival

Grime artist says he was stopped and searched five times at Notting Hill Carnival

Grime artist: I was stopped and searched five times at Notting Hill Carnival

Grime artist Cally tells talkRADIO he was stopped and searched five times and calls for police to 'sort it out'

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer over stop and search as police invent evidence'

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer over stop and search as police invent evidence'

Forest Gate protest: 'There will be more disturbances this summer'

Six police officers were injured during a protest over the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

22,000 frontline officers will use the cameras as part of a new initiative by Scotland Yard

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Former Metropolitan Police Detective reveals history of racism in the service

Bullying, false evidence, wrongful imprisonment: Former detective lifts lid on 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Former detective speaks out about 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Peter Bleksley also said he was 'disheartened' at news the Metropolitan Police continues to 'routinely discriminate' against black people in stop-and-search operations

Monday, June 20, 2016

Monday, June 20, 2016

'What it does is alienate the community', says stop and search campaigner on Donald Trump's racial profiling idea

'What it does is alienate the community', says campaigner on Donald Trump's racial profiling idea

'What it does is alienate the community', says stop and search campaigner

The presumptive Republican nominee has claimed he would consider racial profiling