The Stop and Search
Working Group has been established to consider the Metropolitan
Police Service’s use of Stop and Search. The terms of
reference for this investigation are as follows:
To assess the policing implications of the MPS’ new approach
to stop and search including examining performance figures.
To examine whether the new policy is leading to any changes in the
quality of stop and search encounters.
To find out if the new approach is changing perceptions of stop and
To investigate how the police are made accountable for their use of
stop and search.
The Working Group will
report its findings to the Police and Crime Committee. Details
about the work of the Police and Crime Committee can be found