In the Media

Official: Police still haven't rooted out racism

PUBLISHED June 14, 2004

Instiutional racism is still rife in police forces across Britain five years after the inquiry into the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, which ordered senior officers to root it out.

A report from the Commission for Racial Equality will show that all but one of the 43 forces and authorities in England and Wales are failing in their legal duty towards ethnic communities.