A leading barrister has been asked to help improve relations between police and the black community after an inquiry found ‘deep-rooted’ racial disparities.
Abimbola Johnson will lead an independent ‘scrutiny and oversight board,’ the National Police Chiefs Council announced last night.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
A report from the Commons home affairs committee found last week that the use of stop and search was more racially disproportionate now than 20 years ago.
Miss Johnson said: ‘Black people have been disproportionately affected by policing for decades, as reflected in the reams of statistics.
‘Many of us have had, and know