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  • 20 October 2014

    StopWatch response to Home Office Consultation on Draft PACE Code A concerning Stop and Search

    On 26th August 2014, the Home Secretary announced that all 43 police forces in England and Wales had signed up to the Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme and also announced a consultation on proposed changes to PACE Code A, which concerns police powers to stop and search suspects among other matters. StopWatch responds to the Consultation on the Draft Code of Practice today.

  • 20 October 2014

    Briefing on Stop and Search and PCC developments:  July- September 2014

    Welcome to the second edition of StopWatch briefings outlining some of the key developments in the use of police stop and search powers. This briefing will also address updates in relation to the work of Police and Crime Commissioners (‘PCC’) across England and Wales. We’d welcome any feedback and comments to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • 26 August 2014

    StopWatch response to the Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme

    Our response to the Government's new police code of conduct, announced today.

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