Stop and search: Reasons behind disproportionality 'never simple'

As a public consultation is announced into powers, Nic Brunetti speaks to a researcher who believes there is unlikely to be just one reason for a disproportionate use of the tactic.

Stop and search: Reasons behind disproportionality 'never simple'

Date - 3rd July 2013
By - Nic Brunetti - Police Oracle
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A professor researching the disproportionate use of stop and search says no one is questioning whether officers should still have the powers.Professor Robert Canton, of De Montfort University in Leicester, said the tactic was still an important tool...
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