Over 3,000 police officers are being investigated for alleged assault, while Black and Asian people are alarmingly more likely than white people to complain about police aggression, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

With only two per cent being suspended, most of the police officers under investigation for violence against members of the public are still on the beat.

Campaigners said the figures exposed a culture of brutality and racism in the way some officers deal with ethnic minorities.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.