law pages of Bournemouth and Poole College.
The Stop and Search Action Team (SSAT) was launched on 2 July 2004. Its main aim is to ensure that the police force use the stop and search power fairly and as effectively as possible.
The Home Office today announced the appointment of Lord Victor Adebowale CBE as chair of the Stop and Search Action Team Community Panel.
The Home Office is currently in the process of appointing the members of the panel community panel. The panel will consist of 20 prominent representatives from communities throughout the country. The panel’s first meeting will be in early December. Among the Community Panels’ terms of reference are: to provide advice to the Stop and Search Action Team (SSAT) and the delivery board on the race and community impact of the SSAT work programme; The Stop and Search Action Team Delivery Board, which works alongside the community panel, provides expert and professional advice to SSAT, and makes sure that SSAT delivers against its work programme. More information about Stop and Search can be found on the Home Office web site, here.