Racism allegations towards GMP

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Dear Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner,

I would like to obtain the number of racist allegations towards GM Police officers yearly, from May 1 2003 to May 1 2013.
This includes allegations of harassment and similar based on race on religion from civilians against the police.

Also, the percentage of the number of allegations for each year - that there has been a disciplinary towards an officer i.e out of the allegations - how many disciplinary actions per year.

Finally, out of the allegations the number or percentage of civilians divided by ethnicity - i.e. how many allegations were from african background, indian, pakistani, etc if recorded.

Yours faithfully,

Mr N Saeed


Thank you for your email. Emails are treated in the same manner and with the same level of importance as other communications such as post, telephone and fax. Nevertheless we will respond to you promptly.
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Tony Lloyd will always try to help people who are having problems with the Police. His office does not have investigatory powers nor can the Commissioner’s office act as an appeals process for decisions already made. Tony Lloyd will forward your complaint to the Police complaints process or, if necessary, raise concerns with Police officers at the appropriate level, be that the relevant area Commander or Chief Constable.
You can of course make an official complaint direct to Greater Manchester Police, you can find out more about that here http://www.gmp.police.uk/Live/Nhoodv3.ns...
The Independent Police Complaints Commission can also be contacted; more information about their processes can be found here http://www.ipcc.gov.uk/en/Pages/your_com...
Thank you again for getting in touch. We will reply to your email as soon as possible.

Park, Nikki,

Dear Mr. Saeed

Thank you for your email.

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester does not hold specific information with regards to allegations of racism towards GMP.

I would recommend that you direct your request to the Freedom of Information Team at Greater Manchester Police using the following email address:

[email address]

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.
Kind regards

Nikki Park
Head of Executive Services
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester
Civic Centre Complex
Chorley Road
M27 5DA
0161 793 3036
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