Stop and search: the way forward - conference report
Jameson, Jill (2007) Stop and search: the way forward - conference report. Technical Report. University of Greenwich for Lewisham Community Police Consultative Group (LCPCG), London, UK.
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This conference and research report was produced for the Lewisham Community Police Consultative Group. On Saturday, 25th March, 2006, a conference on 'Stop and Search: The Way Forward' took place in the Civic Suite at Lewisham Town Hall in London. The conference, organised by the Lewisham
Community Police Consultative Group (LCPCG), was attended by 125 delegates, of whom 48 gave overwhelmingly positive feedback, with 77% rating the conference as either ‘excellent’ or ‘good’. Key issues emerging from the conference were that the importance and sensitivity of stop
and search to local communities was reinforced. Unfair disproportionality in stop and search practices amongst Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities continues to exist. Action must be taken by all parties to reduce this. There is a need for ‘good’ and fair policing, since it is the ‘manner’ of the stop that matters, not the stop itself. The ‘quality’ of the stop and search encounter is vital and needs to rely on respect shown by all parties. Clear accountability of the police and communities in this is essential. Positive demonstration of respect in stop and search is a key issue for people of all ages. The community should encourage this and measure the success of such efforts.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Technical Report)|
|Additional Information:|| © LCPCG. Report compiled and written for LCPCG by Dr Jill Jameson, Director of Research, Education & Training, University of Greenwich.  Report on The Lewisham Community Police Consultative Group, Stop and Search Conference, held 25 March 2006, Lewisham, London.  David Michael, Chair LCPCG, Editorial Adviser, Co-ordinator of submissions for Stop and Search Conference Report and support link for report writer Dr Jill Jameson.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||stop and search, young people, inequality|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Education|
School of Education > The Centre for Leadership & Enterprise
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2012 15:52|
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