London Race Riots

During the post WW2 period Britain experienced significant levels of immigration, especially from the Caribbean (Peach, 1967). For an array of reasons, many Caribbean and African migrants gravitated to London in their search for permanent settlement. During the 1950s, areas such as Notting Hill and Brixton soon became centres of black settlement (Matera, 2015). The

The Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) was founded in 1829 by the Home Secretary, Robert Peel, which saw little over 3000 men employed to patrol and watch the Metropolitan Police District (Smiles, 1870). Today, in its 187th year, the MPS employs almost 32,000 officers and 15,000 other staff (Metropolitan Police Service, 2015). This mass expansion and