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Essex Police say force is not institutionally racist

16th June 2020
Posted by Johnny Jenkins

In recent weeks, there has been a lot of discussion about racism, particularly following the death of George Floyd – an unarmed black American.

There have been protests and demonstrations taking place in Essex and across the world with the message: Black Lives Matter. These protests have led to some accusing the police in the UK of being institutionally racist.

Tyler asked PC Chris Burch, from Essex Police, if he thinks the force is institutionally racist. Hear his response below: