UK Liberty

And so it continues…

Posted in law and order by ukliberty on February 27, 2009

The BBC:

A disproportionate number of Asian and black people are being stopped by police and fingerprinted using a new mobile scanner, the BBC has learned.

Of the 29,000 people stopped, 14% were Asian and 16.5% black despite those ethnic groups representing just 4% and 2% of the population respectively.

The figures were revealed in a Freedom of Information request made by the BBC. …