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21.06.2016

College of Policing stop and search guidance: StopWatch consultation response

StopWatch offers feedback on the strengths and areas for improvement in the latest guidance from the Royal College of Policing for stop and search training

The Royal College of Policing is the professional body for policing. Its role is primarily to offer training and guidance for the best practice policing in England and Wales. Following consultation from a range of stakeholders, the College published the updated version of the stop and search guidance online in 2016. After carefully examining this new guidance on stop and search, StopWatch has produced a written response to the consultation. 

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