Stop and search defended by Met Police chief Cressida Dick

The head of the Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick, has defended the force's record on stop and search. She rejects suggestions it unfairly targets ethnic minorities.

She told Nomia Iqbal, from the BBC's Asian Network, that stop and search is a necessary tool for officers.

You can listen to the Commissioner Cressida Dick's full interview with The BBC Asian Network Live at The Met here.

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