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The Stop Search Independent Advisory Group (SSIAG) is made up of members of the public who are independent from the police and have a special interest or expertise in the police use of stop and search.
The group meets quarterly to examine the use of stop and search powers which are exercised under Section 1 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and Section 47 of the Firearms Act 1968.