Friday, 8 May 2009

Stop and Search stopped?

Mail Online, Officers stripped of stop and search terror powers over fears of angering Muslims, 8 May 09 "Scotland Yard is scaling down its use of controversial powers which allow officers to stop and search people without reasonable grounds for suspicion.

"Stung by criticism that the practice has alienated ethnic minorities, the Metropolitan Police is changing its policy on when Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 can be employed."