16 Oct 2009


A black adviser to police on race issues has accused officers of 'horrendous harassment' as he revealed he has been stopped by officers more than 100 times.Ken Hinds, 50, attacked the Metropolitan police for 'racial profiling' as he revealed he had been repeatedly stopped in the past two decades.And he said other people have suffered similarly disproportionate treatment while driving, on the street and at Tube and railway stations

Mr Hinds of Edmonton, north London, sits on the force's Black Independent Advisory Group and is chairman of a monitoring group for stop and search in Haringey.
Earlier this week he won an apology and £22,000 compensation from British Transport Police (BTP) after he was handcuffed as he watched a black youth being arrested at Seven Sisters Tube station in 2004...READ MORE

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