Williams have met with two senior investigators from Greater
Manchester Police to start the inquiry into BBC Television's expose
on police racism, The Secret Policeman.
Greater Manchester Police and North Wales Police have referred the
conduct of officers that served with them for PCA supervision of the
The scope of the inquiry was discussed, during the meeting at the
PCA, so that comprehensive terms of reference can be established.
The investigation is likely to include the actions of a trainer, who
has been moved to other duties.
Mrs Boustred said: 'After our meeting with the police investigators,
they met with the BBC and will be arranging for officers to collect
video and other material. I welcome the co-operation that the BBC
has pledged to us.'
Ms Williams commented: 'We fully share the public concerns raised by
the programme. We are pleased to see the positive response from the
Association of Chief Police Officers to learn from it. To assist
them, our investigation will also seek to bring out lessons for the
benefit of the police service as a whole.'
Mrs Boustred supervises investigations into Greater Manchester
Police officers and Ms Williams into officers from North Wales