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Reporting a corrupt police officer?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by BB3Lions, May 10, 2018.

  1. BB3Lions

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    Out neighbour is as racist & corrupt as you can get, but she ticks all the boxes for being copper. Hence they appear to ignore it.

    What can be done, if anything?
     
  2. Bl4ckGryph0n

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    Independent office for police conduct. I doubt it will be a quick process.

    And I’m sure you’ve given it the thought of whether what you hear is letting off steam following days/nights of being subjected to sh*t versus real actions, haven’t you?
     
  3. stevenM

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    Facebook ? :)
     
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  4. BB3Lions

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    I've known her for 15+ years; we were surprised when she said she was joining & assumed she wouldn't even get past selection.

    She soon deleted all her facebook comments about Syria/Iraq/Palestine where she was posting vile comments daily about Jews etc. Posting links to soldiers getting killed by IEDs, so on and so on.

    Edit: she also had a domestic violence injunction against her boyfriend, yet he was sneaking in the back door every night. The police were round every other-other day karting him away.

    But as I say she ticks all the boxes, Asian, Muslim, Woman, single mother.
     
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    Ouch. Unfortunately many police officers simply do not have the security clearance levels that most of us expect them to have. And as such their background checks won’t necessarily be carried out to levels most expect until they apply to be part of certain units or investigations.

    I might be making the wrong assumption, but it sounds like she is a bit older. What is she joining as?
     
  6. BB3Lions

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    She is only 31, and I believe she qualified recently as policewoman she is currently serving in our local town because she has a single child and they allowed her to serve locally so she can arrange childcare.

    She has her numbers £5 handcuffs Utility Belt etc etc etc
     
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    Good luck. I doubt there would be an investigation even if you copied all of her Facebook postings.

    Possibly because of her race which we have seen happen in the past with people tiptoeing around certain groups in the fear of being racist themselves.
     
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    That's our belief as well, as I say she ticks all the boxes for recruitment.

    Is this really where we are at now in the UK? Inequality through fear of being labelled.
     
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    I wouldn't worry too much, if she has just joined. Contrary to popular belief, cops in the most part are an honest bunch, and if she is as bad as you say she is, she will trip herself up eventually, with the help of her colleagues.

    Positive discrimination is now unlawful but positive action is not. Not wishing to sound racist or misogynistic, but it appears she fulfils certain essential person specification, perhaps for that police area.

    But if she doesn't change her views on life and peoples, perhaps she may, then it will be a short career.
     
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    One thing you could do is change your avatar. Accidentally or not, to my mind it doesn't exactly chime with the sentiments of your post.
     
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    I can’t speak for that force/service naturally. But having worked with those who investigate they take their cases serious and aren’t held back by the individual and political correctness. however there needs to be real evidence and that determines whether anything gets done or not. And I think that is a good thing. We don’t always know why people post what they post and do what they do. Sometimes the truth is more complicated than that.
     
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    Is there a big push to get single mothers in the police force?
     
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    I have heard that due to so many single mummy boys serving, the top brass are hoping that pairing them off with single mummy's may make men of them and also reverse the trend of single parent children having no role models ;)
     
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    What's she messing about with the Police for, sounds like she'd make a perfect Labour MP :)

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
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    When I was a serving police officer, there was a cross section of society serving it. Perhaps not truly represent the exact percentages, but not everyone wants to be a police officer.

    Like there were some ineffectual female officers, there were some males ones.
     
  16. BB3Lions

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    I think she will trip herself up as you say, once she gets comfortable & starts trusting her colleagues, she might let herself slip into her real self.
     
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    Not a chance, they may spot something, they may agree that they want to do something, but they will be scared stiff to doing anything because she is an "Asian, Muslim, Woman, single mother". Probably just promote her out of the way.

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
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    There is an essence of truth in what you say; but if she doesn't change, and continues in the same vein, she'll eventually take a step too far. Social media has been a cause of regret for some.
     
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    I assumed he was an ex-soldier with a picture of a British soldier for his avatar. I'm not sure what would be wrong with that.
     
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    There would be absolutely nothing wrong with that, assuming he is what you say. It's just that unfortunately, in this context and in today's atmosphere of polarised extremism, a silhouette of a military figure (there is nothing to indicate he's a British soldier) aiming an automatic rifle in front of the Union Flag does not generate the impression of unbiased tolerance which perhaps it should.
     
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    The most common filename for the image is "british_soldier_by_pikachuiii.jpg". And as BB3Lions is ex-military, I think you jumped to an erroneous conclusion there.
     
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    Currently having to google "erroneous conclusion" :)
     
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    I could imagine "Line of Duty" do a series on this. Neighbour who doesn't get along with BB3 Lions and shares some questionable stuff on social media would be top of their corruption list.
     
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    Seeing as nobody has answered your question, I thought I'd chime in..
    Either go to the local police station and ask to speak to the Duty Officer regarding a complaint about a serving police officer, dial 101 and ask for the local constabulary then explain you'd like to make a complaint or do nothing.

    You said she has deleted all her Facebook bad posts so unless you can evidence or give examples of current behavior that falls below the level expected of a police officer then what could or even should be done?

    Maybe her views are her own, kept deep inside and do not affect her work in anyway. What If she is an exemplary officer who does not display any offensive language or behavior then should anything be done?
     
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    Actually, I was drawing no conclusions. I thought, and still do, that the combination of image and sentiment is a bit unfortunate. I most certainly did not intend to imply anything, derogatory or otherwise, about the OP. I did not know his background, nor do I think it relevant in this context.

    If I did give the wrong impression, I apologise unreservedly. Blame my choice of words.
     
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    @DPinBucks some know I am married to an Asian woman, we have a mixed race son and well tbh, I don't believe in religion or politics & I couldn't care less what colour, creed or other the individual is. But when someone puts on a uniform, whatever the uniform is, they represent something more than themselves. If there personal believes are racist/homophobic or other, then they have to decide if the role they are putting themselves into is what is best for the public they serve.

    PS no offence was taken, I like many fought for free speech :)
     
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    I have read all of the thread so far and have a question; is the behaviour that concerns you a recent thing? The reason I ask is that I know personally from my own life that people's attitudes can and do change. I was brought up in a city with a massive Asian community. It was, I'm embarrased to say, completely normal to hear Pakistanis or indeed anyone Asian referred to by the shortening of Pakistani. Whilst I never thought it was racist as a child/ teen growing up in that environment (although call it cowardice if you want, I'd never have used the term to someone's face, funny that...), I did learn (through both the military and just getting older) that in actual fact, the rest of the world doesn't use the same terms that we did on our estate, and that it is racist terminology.

    But...and here's the rub; must people go through life apologising for words they used or misguided beliefs that they had many years before? It seems commonplace to hear about people in roles having to 'step down' because of something that they were daft enough to put on Facebook over a decade ago. I can't (and won't) apologise for the way the world was through my teenage eyes, I can only promise that my daughter won't be raised in the way I was.

    I don't know though. If this person is as bad as you say, and it is more recent behaviour, then perhaps she should be looked at - but that's not my call, you know her. Also bear in mind that the Police, like many large organisations that work with the public, will have various training and awareness courses to stamp out and prevent any undesirable behaviour from their staff. Time spent doing such training can definitely plant the seed in a person's mind that says 'You know what, I AM acting terribly and I need to change'.

    Maybe ruining her career before it starts isn't the most open-minded solution? That isn't a dig either, just a wondering by me.
     
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    Infantry?
     
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    If you're a gun bunny you'd have recognised the rifle as an L85 IW. It's largely only British troops who use it. Note the SUSAT (-the weapon sight) at the top. The bullpup design (-magazine located behind the trigger group).

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    L85.jpg
     
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    Ahum...You didn't bother reading beyond the first post then :D
     

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