Prejudice And Discrimination In Police Force

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Prejudice and Discrimination Part Two (Mark Daley is) The secret policeman (BBC 1999) The secret policeman brings to light many examples of discrimination, in the main though it tracks firmly on the line of the very apparent institutional racism within police force. This insight into how the newly qualified police officers, whether it the majority or the minority, are openly racist, prejudice and discriminatory towards mainly those from an ethnic minority back ground but also those who’s ancestor’s are from an ethnic background but they themselves are British. The most appalling quote to come out of the covert participant observation was “a dog born in a barn is still a dog and a Paki born in Britain is still a fucking Paki”. I doubt…show more content…
The fast tracking of Asian officers, is in some people’s opinion clearly wrong, some members of our society believe it would not be acceptable to fast track a woman with brown hair because her hair is brown, nor is it fair to fast track any person because their skin is brown, whether the quota requires filling or not. Of course the other side of the argument is that there is no shortage of brown haired women applying to join the police force but where ethnic minorities are concerned there is a shortage. If seven percent of the population are from ethnic backgrounds it stands to reason, in a fair society that seven percent of those from ethnic backgrounds would account for seven percent of police force. Effects Some officers openly admitted stopping “Paki’s” because in their experience Asians tend not to wear seatbelts, but if all you stop are Asian then this will forever be true. The main effect of what some members of society believe is discrimination is that those from ethnic backgrounds would probably not want to help the police with their investigations never mind be part of such an organisation. Some members of the ethnic community genuinely fear our law enforcement officers because of their actions towards the ethnic…show more content…
No Do charities have a huge say on how disabled people are introduced to the able bodied people every day? Yes Some members of our society blame the charities for their own personal discrimination against the disabled, they believe in some circumstances the disabled are portrayed as unable to hold down regular employment, are not capable of communicating on the same level as those that are able bodied, therefore this perception prevents the disabled from showcasing their skills on the same playing field as those that are able bodied. Are the disabled really happy being depicted as victims of a violent disease? Are they really happy about handing over what some consider absolute power to the charities? Many people believe the charities do a very good job “looking out” for those with disabilities bringing to the fore the need for help and support for any such person. Without the work the charities do those with disabilities would possibly be left alone with their problems to “fend for themselves” so the work the charities do is priceless for those that require such help. The number of people aware of the aids epidemic is extremely high, because of the work done by charities to bring it to the public eye. As an able bodied person think about all the relative freedom you possess when out about Town doing your shopping, would you be happy being forced to allow someone else to make the decision on which shops you may

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