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A fair response: Developing responses to racist incidents that earn the confidence of black and minority ethnic prisoners.

Edgar, Kimmett
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) London: Prison Reform Trust.

Black and minority ethnic (BMe) prisoners, consulted by the Prison
Reform Trust, described changes they would like to see in the systems
prisons use to respond to racist incidents. in a 15 month project,
supported by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, BMe prisoners
identified the following main areas for improvement: the need for an independent input into investigations; procedures and rights should be clearly explained;
enhancing the role of prisoner race representatives, for example by providing a clear job description; and mediation should be made available. (excerpt)


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