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PSNI has been too slow to respond to internal race issues, says black officer

Force insists action plan is ‘well advanced’ as it denies sidelining racism in rush to act on violence against women

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Concerns: Andy George, President of the National Black Police Association. Credit: Liam McBurney

Concerns: Andy George, President of the National Black Police Association. Credit: Liam McBurney

Concerns: Andy George, President of the National Black Police Association. Credit: Liam McBurney

A high-profile black police officer has said he believes the PSNI have been too slow to commit to a national plan of action on inclusion and race in UK forces.

Co Armagh born Andy George, who is president of the National Black Police Association (NBPA), was speaking after the PSNI announced their plans to tackle violence against women and girls in the wake of the horrific murder of Aisling Murphy.


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