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Publication  —  Spotlight, Stop and search  — 

Stop and search legislation was introduced in 1984. However, 35 years on, forces still do not understand fully the impact of the use of the powers. When the police use their powers disproportionately, it causes suspicion among some communities that they are being unfairly targeted.

Publication  —  Stop and search  — 

In March 2015, HMIC published ‘Stop and search powers 2: are the police using them effectively and fairly?’. This report looked at the progress forces had made since the previous stop and search report, ‘Stop and Search Powers: Are the police using them effectively and fairly?’, published in 2013.

Publication  —  Stop and search  — 

This report sets out the findings of an inspection into the progress made by forces since HMIC’s 2013 stop and search report and 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.

Publication  —  Stop and search  — 

Summary The summer riots of 2011 once again focused attention on the way police use stop and search powers. As a result of this renewed concern, in December 2011 the Home Secretary commissioned HMIC to carry out an inspection into the use of stop and search legislation by police forces in England and Wales. In