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14 Oct 2018

Is racial bias in police stop and search getting worse?

Black people are nine times more likely to be stopped and searched for drugs, that’s despite the fact that white people are far more likely to use illegal substances. According to one of the most comprehensive data anlysis in the last twenty years researchers from the London School of Economics found that more black people are being stopped and searched now than in 2010. They claim stop and search is becoming more discriminatory. Anja Popp has spoken with someone affected by stop and search.