Stop and search powers 2: are the police using them effectively and fairly?

Summary

This report sets out the findings of an inspection into the progress made by forces since HMIC’s 2013 report, Stop and Search Powers: Are the police using them effectively and fairly? It also addresses the Home Secretary’s new commission for HMIC to examine the way the police use powers to stop motor vehicles and strip search people.

You can find current stop and search data broken down to individual force level here on police.uk

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Stop and search powers 2: are the police using them effectively and fairly? (PDF document)

Get the force reports

Stop and search 2 force reports

Get the press release

Police forces failing to understand the impact of stop and search

Get the police and crime commissioners’ responses to the report

Dorset police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (PDF document)

Greater Manchester police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’

Hertfordshire police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (PDF document)

Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’

Merseyside police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (PDF document)

Northumbria police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’

Nottinghamshire police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (PDF document)

Staffordshire police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’

Sussex police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (PDF document)

Thames Valley police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (PDF document)

West Mercia police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (please refer to page 34) (PDF document)

West Midlands police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’

West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Stop and search powers 2’ (PDF document)

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