Stephen Lawrence Day 2022 – What we can do to shape the future of policing

Friday 22th April

WMP BAPA Celebrate National Stephen Lawrence Day on 22 April -Celebratatin the life and legacy of Stephen Lawrence.


National Stephen Lawrence Day on 22 April 22, celebrates the life and legacy of Stephen Lawrence, who was killed in a racist attack at just 18 years old. Tuesday 22nd April 2022 will be 29 years since his death.

Stephen had a bright future ahead of him and, although his life was short, it is an example of a life well lived.

We would like to invite along to celebrate with us on this day.

The days agenda will include the Bafta Winner Gamal Turawa (BIO to follow)

Open and registration 9.15hrs (Teas and Coffees)

  • 10.00- 10.10 – BAPA opening and Aims for the day.
  • 10.10 – 10.13 – Opening an welcome from Chief Constable Dave Thompson
  • 10.13 – 11.00 (45 mins) Gamal Turawa ( Past and Present)
  • 11.00 – 11.25 (25 Mins) Chris Driscoll ( challenges around the case and investigation)
  • 11.25 – 11.40 (15 Mins) Chief Constable Thompson (The National Race Agenda – shaping and progression)
  • 11.40 – 11.55 (15 Mins) PCC Simon Foster – Youth PCC
  • 11.55 – 12.10 (15Mins) ACC Claire bell _ WMP Race Agenda
  • 12.10 – 12.25 (15 Mins) Paul Odle – Police Federation Race, Faith and Belief
  • 12.25 – 12.40 (15 mIns) ACC Matt ward – the Legitimacy in Policing Communities Board
  • 12.40 – 1255 (15 Mins) Assistant Director Diversity and Inclusion Darren Ralph
  • 12.55 – 13.10 (15 Mins) Derek Campbell IOPC

Working lunch

13.55 – 14.55 Panel – What we can do to shape the future of policing and building bridges within our harder to reach communities.

Please come with questions

Anticipated Stand down at 3pm

Also why not show your support by

Wearing something Orange (socks, Scarf, Tie, Bracelet what you can find) Take a picture.

Create a card with the words #because of Steven Lawrence and take a picture.

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