Countries England and Wales

Miller, J., Bland, N., & Quinton, P. (2001). A Challenge for Police-Community Relations: Rethinking Stop and Search in England and Wales. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 9(1), 71-93.

disproportionality intelligence stop and search PACE (Police and Criminal Evidence Act) police powers

This article presents research carried out as part of a government research programme looking at how police tactic of 'stop…

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Moeckli, D. (2007). Stop and Search Under the Terrorism Act 2000: A Comment on R (Gillan) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis. Modern Law Review, 70(4), 659-670.

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This note begins with a description of the stop and search regime under theTerrorism Act 2000 that formed the background…

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Morris, N. (2015). Stop and search: Nearly every police force is guilty of “racism”. Independent, 1-11.

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An analysis by The Independent has established that in 36 of the forces black people are being targeted more than…

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Laurent, O. (2011). Stop-and-search powers return. The British Journal of Photography, 158(7787), 12.

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Controversial stop-and-search powers, previously used to photographers from taking pictures in public places, have been re-introduced by the UK HomeOffice.…

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Lennon, G. (2015). Precautionary tales: Suspicionless counter-terrorism stop and search. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 15(1), 44-62.

Human rights, policing, precautionary, terrorism, uncertainty

In recent years, there has been an increased focus on the use of the precautionary principle within counter-terrorism. To date…

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Holdaway, S., & O’Neill, M. (2006). Institutional racism after Macpherson: an analysis of police views. Policing & society, 16(4), 349-369.

Institutional racism, Lawrence, Macpherson, police, race, race relations

Lord Macpherson’s definition of institutional racism was central to his report about the police investigation into the murder of Stephen…

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Hargreaves, J. (2018). Police Stop and Search Within British Muslim Communities: Evidence From the Crime Survey 2006–11. The British Journal of Criminology, 58(6), 1281-1302.

 communities, British, Crime Survey data, Muslim, police, search, stop

This article discusses police stop and search within British Muslim communities and reports the analysis of statistical data collected by…

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Havis, S., Best, D., & Police Complaints Authority. (2004). Stop and search complaints (2000-2001) : Summary report. London: Police Complaints Authority.

Complaints Against, England and Wales, police, Powers of, stop and searches

The aim of the study is to explore the nature and circumstances of complaints made against police officers by members…

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Flacks, S. (2018). The stop and search of minors: A ‘vital police tool’? Criminology & Criminal Justice, 18(3), 364-384.

policing, public space, race, stop and search, youth

Police stop and search powers have been widely criticized for the disproportionate manner in which members of black and ethnic…

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