‘End the prejudice against Travellers’ – police chief

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As the three killers of PC Andrew Harper are jailed, senior officer says the community must not be demonised

A senior police officer has condemned deep-seated prejudice for making it acceptable to label the UK Travelling community “inherently criminal”.

Speaking after the three killers of PC Andrew Harper were jailed for manslaughter, Janette McCormick, deputy chief constable at the College of Policing, said attention was required to tackle the inequality and job prospects facing Travellers.

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