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S3E10 Why are so many Black people being rejected from the police force?

Episode transcript:
Join Media Storm LIVE at Kings Place, London, Saturday 16th Sep, 7pm:
Last week, Media Storm made national headlines after uncovering proof that UK police recruiters were rejecting ethnic minorities at discriminatory rates. Today we ask: why?
What stages of the recruitment process are causing this disparity? What social factors besides ethnicity are playing a role?
We put these questions to seniors in the National Police Chiefs Council, Black Police Association and Metropolitan Police, police officers who’ve been through the process, and research experts. Join us for a thorough autopsy of the assessment process, a process Black applicants are 60% more likely to fail than White ones.
The episode is created by Mathilda Mallinson (@mathildamall) and Helena Wadia (@helenawadia). The music is by Samfire (@soundofsamfire).
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Brendan O’Brien, Bluelight

Janette McCormick, Uplift and National Police Chief’s Council @jem7069

Andy George, President of National Black Police Association @andygeorgeni

Dr Pete Jones, psychologist @fatwhitebloke

Leroy Loga, Black Police Association co-founder @LeroyLogan999

Charles Ehikioya, Metropolitan Black Police Association @ChazzzaCr

Karen Geddes, The Thin Black Line @KarenGeddesQPM


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