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‘Black and Blue’ webinar
The National Black Police Association, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, the Methodist Church, the Ascension Trust and the Diocese of Southwark are co-hosting the ‘Black and Blue’ webinar from 7.30pm to 9.00pm on Wednesday 2nd December.
In the webinar, present and former Black police officers will share their views on the Black Lives Matter movement, institutional racism, ‘stop and search’ and related law-and-order issues. The officers will speak about their decision to join the police service; whether this decision impacted relationships with family and friends, and how they have been viewed by their white colleagues.
Dr Leroy Logan MBE, former superintendent in the Metropolitan police and a former chair of the Black Police Association. Leroy is also the author of ‘Closing Ranks: My Life as a Cop.’
Janet Hills, a Detective Sergeant in the Metropolitan Police Service. Janet is the first Female Chair of the Metropolitan Black Police Association, She was the National Black Police Association President between 2015 and 2017.
Bevan Powell MBE, the former chair of the Black Police Association and current Methodist Secretary for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
The session will be chaired by the Venerable Dr Rosemarie Mallett, Archdeacon of Croydon, and Revd Les Isaac OBE, CEO of the Ascension Trust, who will take the participants through their paces and find out, among other issues, how their faith informs, or has informed, their work and commitment to justice, fairness and integrity. There will also be space in the programme to put questions to the panel.
For more information and to register, follow THIS LINK.
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