26 Jun 2020

Youth advocate working with police to improve faith in the black community over stop and search

How to stop the breakdown of public trust in the authorities?

One man in South London has taken what might be considered a radical approach towards improving the police’s engagement with the  BAME community.

Sayce Holmes Lewis, who is a youth advocate, was stopped in a search which he says was unfair. At the time he promised he would get police officers ‘in a room’ so they could learn better ways to work. And just a few weeks later, that is exactly what he has done.