Muslim who "helped found the National Association of Muslim Police" denied promotion because he can't speak English properly "his media interview skills were not of a suitable standard" demands police recruit more Muslims "ethnic minorities".
He told the BBC: "It's about having that cultural understanding when you're planning the firearms operation do you understand the cultural aspects that might be misinterpreted as being aggression within a particular community?
"Do you understand when communities are praying on a particular day?" adding that having more officers from different backgrounds would also help cut translation costs. (continue reading...)