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Police stop and search data is needed to account for equality

02 February 2011


Members of influential action group StopWatch challenge policing minister Nick Herbert MP ahead of parliament debates on stop and search.

Writing for the Guardian's Comment is free section, Michael Shiner and Rebekah Delsol point out that proposed reductions in stop and search monitoring will lead to: "enormous costs in terms of lost public trust in the police."

For more information on criminal justice action group StopWatch, of which Runnymede is a founder member, visit the StopWatch website: www.stop-watch.org

Read the full Guardian article here