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Stop and search ‘racial profiling’ by police on the increase, claims study Analysis shows that black people are now 30 times more likely to be stopped by the police than white people

Stop and search 'racial profiling' by police
Police perform a stop and search procedure on a group of youths in London. Photograph: Jason Alden / Rex Features Black people are 30 times more likely than white people to be stopped and searched by police in England and Wales, according to new analysis which reveals that "racial profiling" has increased over the past year. Researchers say the findings, based on government statistics, represent the worst international record of discrimination involving stop and search. The figures refer to the use of section

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