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Morris, N. (2015). Stop and search: Nearly every police force is guilty of “racism”. Independent, 1-11.
An analysis by The Independent has established that in 36 of the forces black people are being targeted more than…Read more
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.
This article presents research carried out as part of a government research programme looking at how police tactic of 'stop…Read more
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.
This note begins with a description of the stop and search regime under theTerrorism Act 2000 that formed the background…Read more
Laurent, O. (2011). Stop-and-search powers return. The British Journal of Photography, 158(7787), 12.
Controversial stop-and-search powers, previously used to photographers from taking pictures in public places, have been re-introduced by the UK HomeOffice.…Read more
Lennon, G. (2015). Precautionary tales: Suspicionless counter-terrorism stop and search. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 15(1), 44-62.
In recent years, there has been an increased focus on the use of the precautionary principle within counter-terrorism. To date…Read more
Lennon, G. (2016). Stop and search powers in UK terrorism investigations: A limited judicial oversight? †. The International Journal of Human Rights, 20(5), 634-648.
At the pre-trial stage of counter-terrorist investigations, an ‘Anglo-Saxon’ indulgence towards street-level policing powers has been brought to task by…Read more
Lennon, G., & Murray, K. (2018). Under-regulated and unaccountable? Explaining variation in stop and search rates in Scotland, England and Wales. Policing and Society, 28(2), 157-174.
ABSTRACT From a position of near parity in 2005/2006, by 2012/2013 recorded search rates in Scotland exceeded those in England/Wales…Read more
Holdaway, S., & O’Neill, M. (2006). Institutional racism after Macpherson: an analysis of police views. Policing & society, 16(4), 349-369.
Lord Macpherson’s definition of institutional racism was central to his report about the police investigation into the murder of Stephen…Read more
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.
This article discusses police stop and search within British Muslim communities and reports the analysis of statistical data collected by…Read more