Again… Stop and search powers and procedures are under attack.
It is a powerful weapon against criminals and they don’t like it.
Classic Mushashi strategy is to remove your enemies ability to wage war on you.
Either by negating the weapons effectiveness or destroying it.
Gang members don’t want to be stopped-not because they feel they are being unfairly targeted by an unfeeling Police-but because they can’t carry their knives, guns and drugs about so easily…
Scary that ‘Two dads’ agrees with them and wants us to lock more up so we can justify doing our job?
‘Black yoof is like, stopped more in Brixton innit? The pigs is racialist innit? We is suffering at da hands of the state…”
Well, according to home office figures-the biggest danger to young black kids-isn’t white oppressors…it’s other black kids from opposite gangs…
As to us targeting blacks only…if the majority of people that live in an area are black, they are going to be over represented in an area search figure eh?
We should just say, ”No. Fcuk right off… we will do what we need to do.”
Of course if the figures for gang ‘black on black’ violence should go up because we don’t do enough stops and remove weapons from the streets- the ”community leaders” that appear after any such incident (funny that…) will blame us!