Michael served as a 30 year veteran with the Metropolitan
Police Service in London. He enjoyed a very fulfilling
and rewarding career as a Scotland Yard Detective.
is a motivational speaker of international acclaim
having addressed conferences in the United States,
Canada, South Africa and Geneva.
has contributed to many national television and
radio news and current affairs programmes, looking
at issues of policing, criminal justice, community
safety and social policy. He has also contributed
widely to the print media in Fleet Street as well
as The Voice, The New Nation, Caribbean Times,
The Gleaner and Caribbean Week.
was a contributor to the book 'Policing Race
& Racism' by Professor Michael Rowe, University
his address, David will outline:
policing career spanning three decades. Life
in the Police Service in the 1970's
involvement in the formation of the first Black
Police Association in the United Kingdom. His
Chairing of the BPA for a total of three years
and the ensuing consequences.
legacy to the Metropolitan Police and the British
will cover some more contemporary issues like
the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, the BBC Secret
Policeman Programme and some of the controversial
issues around Policing Terrorism and the shooting
of Jean Charles de Menezes.
WILL BE FOLLOWED BY QUESTION TIME.
will be welcomed by David on his presentation.
Delegates are also encouraged to ask broader questions
on policing, community safety, criminal justice
and the rule of law.
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supports a number of Charities including , Breast
Cancer Care Charites, Charities supporting health
issues in the Black Community and Charities honouring
Police Officers killed in the line of duty and
supporting their families and relatives left behind.
Some of the proceeds from the Living History Talk
will help with on going support of these charities.
VENUE FOR THE LIVING HISTORY TALK, THE ST LAURENCE
CENTRE IS PART OF ST LAURENCE CHURCH PARISH. RT
REV DR WILFRED WOOD KA, THE FIRST BLACK BISHOP
OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND WAS A VICAR AT ST LAURENCE
CHURCH, CATFORD ALONG HIS JOURNEY BEFORE BECOMING
BISHOP OF CROYDON. RT REV WILFRED WOOD WAS SECOND
AFTER MARY SECOLE IN THE 100 GREAT BLACK BRITONS.