HOME SECRETARY Amber Rudd called yesterday for police to use more stop and search powers to tackle the rise of acid attacks.
Police can use the controversial powers if they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect someone is carrying drugs, a weapon, stolen property or...
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BELATED moves are to being made to overhaul the hugely controversial stop and search powers after an independent study found that police officers held “unconscious bias” against minorities and children in the majority of cases.
The new proposals would apparently mean that...
Friday 28th Oct 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
TESCO was forced to pay out £3,000 in compensation to a teenager yesterday after it was accused of carrying out a racially motivated stop and search on the mixed-race boy.
The star student known as A was stopped by a shopping assistant and taken to the back of a Maida Vale Tesco...
Wednesday 4th May 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
TRADE unions in Liverpool issued 5,000 “Know Your Rights” cards at the weekend for young people who could experience police harassment.
Merseyside County Trades Union Council says it was informed of problems being faced by young people — black and white —...
Monday 22nd Feb 2016
WORKERS have been prevented from doing their jobs by “racist” stop-and-search police operations, trade unionists heard yesterday.
A motion unanimously passed at TUC Congress attacked politicians for coming up with “no serious proposals” to tackle the...
Thursday 17th Sep 2015
POLICE forces will provide detailed data on their use of stop-and-search powers from today.
Residents will be able to see figures for the number of stops and their outcomes.
A total of 40 forces, including British Transport Police, will give information including the ethnicity...
Thursday 6th Aug 2015
Saturday 7th Feb 2015
Voluntary codes won’t end racial bias, warn watchdog groups
Wednesday 27th Aug 2014
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Habib Ullah died while being restrained by Thames Valley officers
Saturday 9th Aug 2014
Thursday 1st May 2014
posted by Rory MacKinnon in Britain