The Metropolitan Black Police Association delivers Youth Engagement programmes under Voyage to young people from BME backgrounds across London. The Youth programmes is directed by our charity which sits under which is the Black Police Association Charitable Trust.
Barbershop/Hairdressers initiative – this is an on-going initiative that will involve local barbershops and hairdressers in the Trident hot spots. They are asked to contribute to keeping London safe from violent crime. Barbershops and Hair salons are one of the major hubs of community life and information. Barbers and hair stylists
VOYAGE (Voice of the Youth and Genuine Empowerment) PROGRAMME VOYAGE (Voice of the Youth and Genuine empowerment) deliver a number of programmes for young people from BME backgrounds (please note the demographic that we work with is specified by our funders and is also due to the ethos of the
In conjunction with Black Poppy Rose, we are holding a Remembrance service for the African, Caribbean and Pacific Islanders who contributed to WWI. A pop-up exhibition entitled The Empire Needs Men highlighting some of the people and events that occurred pre- and post-First World War and explain how they are all
As part of plans to transform the organisation, the Metropolitan Police Service has decided to phase out two of its eleven ranks by summer 2018. The rank of Commander will not appear in the new leadership model, and the Met will also move to a single inspecting rank, removing the
Croydon Council has welcomed the announcement a new police borough commander has been appointed and will take over in December. Chief Superintendent Jeff Boothe will take up the role on 10 December 2016, when current borough commander Andy Tarrant retires. The 51-year-old, who has been the borough commander at Bexley
Following the 22nd MetBPA AGM yesterday; 3rd October 2016 a new Metropolitan Black Police Association Executive Committee. Janet Hills; “It was fantastic to see an improved turnout for the 22nd AGM of the Metropolitan Black Police Association. Lots of enthusiastic people were in attendance and whilst we didn’t quite fill the
Council of Europe anti-racism experts say half of reported hate crime is not prosecuted and judges underuse heavier sentences. Police, prosecutors and the courts in Britain are “filtering out” racial elements in hate crime cases, half of reported hate crime is not prosecuted and judges are underusing heavier sentences for
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is to retire after five years as the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. He will stay in his post until February 2017 to allow the Home Secretary and the Mayor of London to appoint a successor. Sir Bernard was appointed to the role on 12 September, 2011.