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    ABPO, NAPO and NILE are marking the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination by launching an investigation into the treatment of Black, Asian and other ethnic minority (BAME) staff.

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  • ABPO for over 30 years

    ABPO was formed in 1982. Several Black Probation Service staff based in the West Midlands met together with the aim of supporting and empowering BME staff working within the Probation Service

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"The foremost Probation staff association with a leading role in promoting equal opportunity and valuing diversity with the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ)."

"ABPO gave me all the support I needed when I was going through an issue with my Trust they were able to give me regular support, guidance and signpost me to others."

ABPO Midlands Region member

ABPO Support

ABPO support
If you ever find yourself in crisis, ABPO is able to provide support alongside your union rep, giving you all the advice, guidance and support you need.

ABPO can also liaise with your employers to hopefully prevent the matter escalating.

Who can join ABPO?

Membership is open to all Black staff and new entrants in the National Offender Management Service and Ministry of Justice. Associate membership is open to any Black person sharing the aims and objectives of the Association.

ABPO Network

The wealth of experience and knowledge within ABPO ranges from a Probation Trust Chief Executive to Senior Probation Officers and members with areas of specialisim, ie. Foriegn Nationals, Gangs, Approved Premises, Community Payback, Courts, Females, Young People and other services. Join ABPO and take advantage of the extensive network of knowledge.

Contact ABPO

Contact ABPO

We have a Northern, Midlands and Southern Convenors to assist with any of your local needs. Or you can contact the ABPO National Co-ordinator based in London. 

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