Independent report

British Transport Police: use of stop and search powers

Investigation into the use of stop and search powers by the British Transport Police.


Stop and search powers 2: are the police using them effectively and fairly? An inspection of British Transport Police

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Investigation into the British Transport Police’s:

  • progress with implementing 2013 recommendations on the use of stop and search powers
  • use of powers to stop people, including the removal of more than outer clothing

The investigation was completed by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.

Published 12 May 2016