Dear black people


Young black males in London were 19 times more likely to be stopped and searched than the general population, a study of official data shows.

The tactic, dogged by claims of racial profiling, was concentrated in deprived areas, and the success rate for searches turning up something potentially unlawful had fallen from two years ago, the research by University College London’s institute for global city policing found.

Researchers examined official stop and search data in the capital from July to September

4 thoughts on “Dear black people

  1. The police need to get their act together methinks, Katherine. I hope the day will one day come when we see people as equal human beings and not the colour of their skin. A fine post. Regards, Mike

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