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Met urged to 'do better' on stop and search

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has ordered police in London to dramatically reduce the number of random stop and searches to improve relations with black and ethnic minority communities.

Lord Victor Adebowale, former chair of the Home Office's Stop and Search Community panel, and Peter Smythe, chairman of the London branch of the Metropolitan Police Federation, give their analysis of the move.


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