Published Wednesday January 31 2018

Edric Kennedy-Macfoy accepts Met Police invitation to help train police officers

Senior Metropolitan Police officers have invited black fireman Edric Kennedy-Macfoy to a meeting to discuss how police officers could learn from his experience.

Shamik Dutta acts for Mr Kennedy-Macfoy

Mr Kennedy-Macfoy has worked alongside police officers for 11 years as a firefighter, and continues to do so as a Crew Manager with the London Fire Brigade. He has accepted the invitation and has agreed to meet with Chief Superintendent Victor Olisa, the Met’s Head of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion, to explore how diversity training within the Metropolitan Police can be improved.

Read the full press statement here and the Deputy Assistant Commissioner's apology to Mr Kennedy-Macfoy here.

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