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“Minority roles models needed” in Met police

Only 12 per cent of the MET is bame

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The lack of female role models from diverse communities within the Met police is hindering efforts to recruit Asian and black officers, Scotland Yard’s deputy commissioner has claimed. Over the past year, the proportion of minority officers working in the organisation has increased by just one per cent, and the figure stands at 12 per cent. The comments came during a review of a report into diversity in the Met which was published last year by the London Assembly’s police and crime committee. Met deputy commissioner Craig Mackey was asked why there was a particular problem with the lack of…

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