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Become a memberYou can join the MetBPA if you’re a serving police officer, police staff, PCSO or special constable or if you’re retired from the police service. The Black Police Association, in partnership with the Metropolitan Police, actively promotes equality and valuing of diversity. Read More

Use of restraint in mental health settings

People restrained in mental health settings will get the care they need ‘rather than control’ under new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) drawn up for police and healthcare professionals.    ​Until now there was no clear national position about when the police can be asked to attend mental health and learning disability

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Somerset and Avon refer themselves to IPCC

The police watchdog has launched an investigation after officers Tasered a race relations adviser who has worked to improve links between the force and the black community in Bristol. Judah Adunbi, 63, was Tasered by police outside his home in the city on Saturday when officers apparently mistook him for

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