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Police banned from asking for someone's 'Christian' name because it might offend those of other faiths

Can You Believe this?? Police officers have been banned from asking for ‘Christian’ names for fear of offending other religions. Officers taking down a suspect’s particulars must now refer to their ‘personal’ or ‘family name’ as the word ‘Christian’ could offend Muslims, Sikhs and other faiths, according to new diversity guidelines.They state bobbies on the beat should refrain from using phrases such as ‘my dear’ or ‘love’, when addressing women for fear it may cause embarrassment or offence.Well-meaning gestures like handshakes or putting a comforting arm around a victim or grieving family member are also prohibited …Read more […..]

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Woman Shaving Privates While Driving In Rear-End Smash

MEGAN Mariah Barnes, 37, is accused of shaving her pubic hair while driving, a procedure that led to a two car accident on the Florida Keys.Barnes was shaving – not plucking not waxing: shaving – her bikini zone while behind the wheel. For reasons of safety, her ex-husband took the wheel from the passenger seat.Trooper Gary Dunick says:“She said she was meeting her boyfriend in Key West and wanted to be ready for the visit. If I wasn’t there, I wouldn’t have believed it. About 10 years ago I stopped a guy in the exact same spot … who had three or four syringes sticking out of his arm. It was just surreal and I thought, …Read more […..]

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Religious Discrimination?

Can this type of thing be common in the USA?Officer ‘Bullied Because Of Beliefs’ 09-Mar-09 Claiming religious discrimination and unfair dismissal, the ex PC is taking Bedfordshire Police to an employment tribunal… A Muslim officer claims he was bullied out of his job by colleagues who made fun of his beard and called him a “f***ing Paki”. PC Javid Iqbal, 38, said white officers openly talked in front of him about how they were “better” than their ethnic-minority colleagues. The married father-of-two also claims officers pulled faces at each other if told they had to go out on patrol with him and forced him to walk home from …Read more […..]

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