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Fedster posted a topic in UK Policing NewsReform in policing is being blocked by members of the Freemasons, and their influence in the service is thwarting the progress of women and people from black and minority ethnic communities, the leader of rank-and-file officers has said. full Story - Guardian
The Undertaker + posted a topic in UK Policing NewsThe events held in London, Manchester and Birmingham are only open to ‘women and black or ethnic minority’ people who have applied to join the force. Full Story - Metro Daily Mail Version For once comments under a DM article about the police seem to be spot on.
The Undertaker + posted a topic in UK Policing NewsYoung offenders from ethnic minorities will become "the next generation" of criminals unless the justice system is reformed, says MP David Lammy. A review led by him found the system in England and Wales is biased and discriminates in treatment of people from ethnic minority backgrounds. The Labour MP has made 35 recommendations, including delaying or dropping some prosecutions. The government said it will "look carefully" at the suggestions. People from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds make up 25% of the prison population in England and Wales and 41% of the youth justice system, despite these groups being 14% of the general population, the review says. Full Story - BBC The report is an interesting read, it is really detailed. 1 of the recommendations that i found interesting was allowing reformed offenders to have their criminal records "sealed" - so they need not disclose their offence to a employer, i can see the logic in this everyone deserves a second chance, this case in particular shows an offender having to lie to secure a job, should people like this have their criminal records sealed?