Ethnic Profiling in Europe
Open Society Voices
There is a wealth of research that stop and search practices pursued by the Met are unfair. But courts refuse to look at the numbers.
Sidney Mutueel is a chief inspector in the Dutch police. He has been a police officer for over twenty three years. Yet when he is off duty, he gets stopped and checked by the police. Why? Because he is black.
A French court ruling effectively prevents any judicial remedy for people who are singled out by police for stops based on their ethnic appearance.