Met Plans One Ethnic Recruit for Each White: Force Bids to Change the Law to Boost Number of Applicants from Minorities

Arthur Martin and Chris Greenwood, Daily Mail (London), June 3, 2013

The largest police force in Britain could recruit an officer from an ethnic minority for every white officer it hires.

Scotland Yard has held talks with the Government about changing the law to boost the number of ethnic minority applicants.

The force said it wants to break the mould of a ‘white, male-dominated’ force to match the growth of London’s ethnic population.

Senior officers are interested in replicating a radical Northern Ireland system which saw one Catholic officer recruited for every Protestant officer.

Assistant commissioner Simon Byrne said the Met’s idea would mean they ‘could only recruit, in very broad terms, a white officer if you can recruit a black or minority ethnic person at the same time’.
Mr Byrne, who is in charge of territorial policing, said the current law ‘doesn’t allow us to be as bold as we could be’.

Positive discrimination, where a lesser qualified candidate is awarded a job just because he or she is from a minority, is currently illegal in mainland UK.

The Met sparked outrage two years ago when it banned white middle-class students from applying for internships.

Critics were quick to brand the 12-week Diversity Internship – which gives students a head start in the battle for police jobs – as degrading.

Last night John Tully, who heads the Metropolitan Police Federation which represents rank and file officers, said he was opposed to the latest plans.

‘Our position is that we do not support positive discrimination,’ he said. ‘Selection for all jobs should be purely on merit.’ At the moment nine out of 10 Met officers are white, while the latest census data shows London’s ethnic population is around 40per cent.

Some police chiefs fear overly white forces, especially in urban areas, risk damaging the legitimacy of policing as they exercise the power of the state over increasingly ethnically diverse populations.

In an interview with The Guardian, Mr Byrne said: ‘We have not kept pace with the changing shape of London… The thing we have got to overcome, by legacy and history, we have broadly been, initially, a white, male-dominated organisation.’ Mr Byrne said the danger was that the force would end up missing the chance to change the ethnic make-up of recruits and ‘get swamped by applications from our relatives’.

He admitted the ’50-50′ proposals amounted to ‘positive discrimination’ which would require a change in the law.

His comments came as the Met is about to embark on a huge public recruitment campaign for 5,000 officers over the next four years.

Senior officers fear the mainly white face of policing risks damaging relations with minority communities and also makes the police less effective in fighting terrorism.

In a separate interview Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, said: ‘The police service is not as effective as it could be in countering terrorism because of its ethnic make-up.
‘A big part of dealing with terrorism and crime is gathering intelligence, having people who get to know local people.’

Sir Peter said he now wanted to push the law to the limit to stipulate that recruits would be more likely to be chosen if they had knowledge of a language or of an ethnic community.

Two months ago the National Black Police Association said the Met was still ‘institutionally racist’ – some 14 years after an official inquiry into the Stephen Lawrence murder came to the same conclusion.

Critics of the police say that as well as the ranks being too white, police discrimination leads to minority ethnic people being more likely to be subjected to stop and search than whites, which damages confidence and trust in the police.

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  • Sir Charles Warren, Fred Aberline, and Edmund Reid et al are rolling over in their graves.

  • What could possibly go wrong?

  • White cops can’t patrol a diverse London?

    Official solution: Make the police force less white

    My solution: Make London less diverse

    • So CAL Snowman

      My solution : Let the diversity police itself. If Mohammed steals from Punji Akbar and it is seen by Shiv Jagday let there be a three way Islam/Paki/Hindu power struggle for cultural justice. Let BBC put it on the tele and call it “Tea With Strangers”

    • White Mom in WDC

      Right on. And actually whites are fleeing Londonistan by the hordes so it will not be diverse, just 100% mud people.

      • Romulus

        What was J.k. Rowlings phrase? Hmmm,…
        Oh yes!! MUDBLOODS!!

        • White Mom in WDC

          Nice!

    • Paleoconn

      It wasn’t long ago that the bobbies only had night sticks, no firearms.

  • rebelcelt

    How can a people be so stupid?

    • MikeS

      Propaganda & indoctrination + time = gullible sheeple

    • Paleoconn

      It isn’t the people, it’s the elites.

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    This is ridiculous. In a nation that is over 90% white, they want to hire whites at a rate of only 50%. That goes far beyond AA’s already immoral mandate of providing “equal representation” and into the territory of outright racism against whites.

    The force said it wants to break the mould of a ‘white, male-dominated’ force to match the growth of London’s ethnic population.

    Somehow, I doubt the non-white countries see diversity as a positive in their own police forces. Do you think there is even a single white cop in a country like Pakistan?

    • The__Bobster

      In a nation that is over 90% white, they want to hire whites at a rate of only 50%.
      ___________

      50% sounds good. Try to get a gubmint job in America if you’re a White male.

  • The first step is to remove Sir Peter Fahy, white boys.
    You’re not going to do it, are you?
    Oh well, I see a “Mohammed Hussein, Chief of Scotland Yard” in your near future.
    Just sit back and take it, white boys, while you wet your pants over Kate’s pregnancy.

    • Paleoconn

      grab your ankles, Britons

  • bigone4u

    In Texas there are many very large, very black state troopers who lie in wait for motorists who accidently overlook speed limit signs with lower limits on the far outskirts of town. These troopers pull over large numbers of white motorists who are not really hurting anyone and hit them with tickets costing several hundred dollars in fines. This use of affirmative action blacks is another way our masters rub our noses in the dirt. I’m just waiting for an angry white guy to blow one of them away one of these days. It seems England is now joining the same game in a big way. Whatever, nothing good will come of it. I predict one of the minorities will turn on his or her white colleagues and do a mass murder of them.

  • NYB

    People want to be governed by their own and policed by their own.

    This is what brought an end to European colonialism. Now the shoe is on the other foot, and non-whites must leave white countries.

  • john white

    half of these headline titles make no grammatical sense or are grammatically incorrect. what a world…

  • The__Bobster

    Assistant commissioner Simon Byrne said the Met’s idea would mean they ‘could only recruit, in very broad terms, a white officer if you can recruit a black or minority ethnic person at the same time
    __________

    So the White one could make the arrest while the Bantu hangs back and peels a banana?

  • The__Bobster

    Pierre Trudeau pulled this garbage in Cannuckistan decades ago. And he went even farther. He wanted the police to only arrest those of the same color.

    • Paleoconn

      Bobster, this is interesting. I’m always fascinated by the Trudeau mania that persists to this day, all for a guy who was hoserland’s LBJ of the day. Would you have a link for this episode in the Trudeau fiefdom?

  • Spartacus

    “In a separate interview Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable of Greater
    Manchester Police, said: ‘The police service is not as effective as it
    could be in countering terrorism because of its ethnic make-up.”

    You could just kick the people that spawn terrorists out of the country, and that would counter terrorism for good. Oh wait, that makes too much sense for marxists…

  • r j p

    Scotland Yard wants to change its image as able to solve crimes, want to replicate clearance rate of Chicago Police Department.

    ..
    Senior officers are interested in replicating a radical Northern Ireland system which saw one Catholic officer recruited for every Protestant officer.
    .
    I think this might be a little different than Catholic / Protestant …..

    • brengunn

      Not if there is no such thing as race, it’s not. To query this is to admit you are a vile racist.

      • Kalel Jorelson

        God Bless and Protect All Vile Racists! Like my father, grandfather, great-grandparents and great-great grandparents before them who defended the Freedom and Women of the South—-Yes indeed, God Bless and Protect All Vile Racists and Nationalists Everywhere!

        (Even those who brown or black or yellow racists or nationalists who say they want to live separately from us, and keep their own lands in Asia and Africa to themselves—LET THEM HAVE THEIR OWN CULTURES AND THEIR OWN LANDS SO LONG AS WE CAN KEEP OURS!)

  • brengunn

    I have to say that this makes sense, and everyone here knows it makes sense. People want to be policed by their own kind. People want to be represented by their own kind. People want to live amongst and work with their own kind. And if that’s not an argument for large scale multiculturalism then what is? What does this mean for Europe that we are marching head first into a a future where there may be no European majority? Most likely it will mean separation and suspicion rather than inclusion and trust. It will be much too late to do anything about it then. I can only hope that it will not be violent.

  • sbuffalonative

    I suspect they’re trying to get the white population to psychologically accept non-white rule.

    Non-whites will soon out number native born whites so they have to come to see the enforcement officers as in control of them.

    • KenelmDigby

      I think that you are right.

  • White Mom in WDC

    Great Britain just can’t take it up the ole poop shoot enough can it? Maybe minorities get noticed more because they are indeed the ones doing the crimes? So what happened to that 85 year old lady who was jailed for calling someone a .., gasp!…. A muzzie?

    The world has truly gone nuts

  • Romulus

    Where is Richard the Lionheart ! England needs you now!

    • Kalel Jorelson

      Seems to me that Richard the Lionhearted was kind of like the worst of Tony Blair and George W. Bush combined maybe with just a little bit of “Queen”, King Richard I was an glory-seeking adventurer who went to the Near East based on flawed ideologies with Borrowed Money for his poorly conceived self-promotion.

      Some writers have criticised Richard for spending only six months of his reign in England and siphoning the kingdom’s resources to support his crusade. According to William Stubbs:

      “He was a bad king: his great exploits, his military skill, his splendour and extravagance, his poetical tastes, his adventurous spirit, do not serve to cloak his entire want of sympathy, or even consideration, for his people. He was no Englishman, but it does not follow that he gave to Normandy, Anjou, or Aquitaine the love or care that he denied to his kingdom. His ambition was that of a mere warrior: he would fight for anything whatever, but he would sell everything that was worth fighting for. The glory that he sought was that of victory rather than conquest.”

      Once he was there in the Syro-Palestinian Levant on the Third Crusade he massacred a lot of innocent civilian women & children at Acre which accomplished nothing except inciting local (and arguably justified) hatred, his major military goals all failed and he then landed in some sort of “debtors prison” in Austria on the way home. The crusader kingdoms as experiments in nation-building were short lived and major economic disasters: the Kingdom of Jerusalem, the Principality of Antioch, and the County of Tripoli never survived to celebrate their first centennial (of course, one wonders whether the American experiments in nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq will last even half that long).

      No, I don’t think we need or are looking for another Richard. Nor should we to the history of Kings or their Generals who went abroad for Conquest but to the likes of King Arthur, King Alfred, and Queen Elizabeth I, who shaped England (and by inheritance, America) with their policies of raising the yeoman to fight invaders for the sake of national sovereignty and identity.

      Queen Elizabeth I, in particular, would be an excellent role model to follow today. She was politically savvy and skillful enough to turn Parliament her way, enact ACTS OF UNIFORMITY rather than encouraging “diversity” or tolerance of “dissenters.” Time and time again, Elizabeth I R scored victory after victory for English Christianity and unity against invaders. It’s not for nothing that her reign is called “the Golden Age of England.”

      The United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada could all look for guidance to Queen Bess’ attitude towards foreigners. We heirs of Anglo-Saxon England live in lands where the invading Armadas have landed and are now encamped in our midst and all around us. So we’ve given up the beautiful strategic insularity that 16th Century England had going for it…of 1920s America, for that matter.

      But Queen Elizabeth’s Parliament passed laws that rooted out diversity and dissension and made first, Shakespearian, then Stuart-Jacobite, and finally Georgian and Victorian England into one of the greatest nations the world had ever known? Could England have been as great if it were constantly torn apart by major incompatible religious factions? Could the United States and Canada have been born of any mother country other than England?

      Yes, let’s start working on building new political coalitions to enact new and modern Acts of Uniformity to restore Anglo-Saxon (Western European) supremacy in both race and religion.

  • whiteuncleruckus

    If England falls to diversity, and I hope that it does, then maybe the Whites in America will be able to figure it out. The recent murder of a British soldier in the street by muslim savages will soon be a daily event. Arabs in England have a different relationship with Whites than blacks do in America. Arabs are there to take over, they want to rule White England. Blacks in America want to leach off of Whites. Although blacks are violent toward Whites in the USA, they still enjoy things that the White race has provided them with such as food, cars, cell phones, White women, etc. The demise of England and Europe is a preview of what will happen in America if we continue on this path.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    the latest census data shows London’s ethnic population is around 40per cent {white}

    Damn those historic British genes for producing nothing but whites! Those British genes are obviously RACIST!!! Let’s goose up” those contemptible racist genes with a healthy dosage of nonwhites!

    What I want to know is, why have whites worldwide lost their minds?

  • humura

    It means they will no longer hire the best qualified, of whatever color, but the basically qualified, and the unqualified to meet the quotas. Decline. Decline. Decline.

  • RileyDeWiley

    When they did this in Lost Angeles, they ended up with gang bangers – active members of the Bloods gang – in uniform, committing bank robberies and murders by night even as they wore the LAPD uniform by day. Google ‘Ramparts scandal’. Or wait a few years and google ‘London police scandal’.

    • itdoesnotmatter

      Terrible. I’ve never heard of the Rampart mess. Ah so, it’s the way things are going to be if we don’t wake up. No, wait. Waking up is not enough. We have to take action in time, as in double quick.

  • KenelmDigby

    Certain other professions in the UK are vastly, disproportionately, dominated by persons of a few specific ethnicities.
    Absolutely on one, but no one, is calling for ‘postive discrimination’ in these instances.
    Strangely enough, it isn’t Whites who dominate these professions.

  • I suppose it brings a whole new meaning to “bringing in the diversity police”.

    The contradictions in this move are obvious.

    It is basically saying that society is not as “colour blind” as they usually like make out (as they usually do when they oppose us).

    They are suggesting that we now have crimes (and criminals) which require specialist religious and cultural/linguistic knowledge – which the Britain of 65 years ago would not have required as we did not have the problems of such horrid violence, drug dealing, prostitution rings, people trafficking, from a myriad of races and languages.

    They are also therefore suggesting that only “ethnic minority” officers (now majority in London) can deal with criminals from those groups effectively.

    In addition, they are suggesting that other ethnic minorities can only see “role models” and “life options” (such as super intendant or senior officer) when others of their own race are in those roles. (Are they racist?).

    The more general ‘diversity police’ do not restrict themselves just to race though. They also try their hand with “gender”.

    The hunt for “equality” has previously suggested that, for example, half the fire-service should be women too, as women make up around 50% of the demographic – and then that way it would “reflect” the society they serve……

  • Vanessa

    Why did the Brits even bother to build a country if they were just going to give it away? Sounds like a lot of hard work for nothing. Hey British gov’t guess what the Japs, Chinese, Jordanians, Turks, Indians, Brazilians, Mexicans, Pakistanis and Saudis et al are NOT diversifying their labor forces by setting aside slots for White people. So what country is going to take to all your white countrymen that you despise so much when they need jobs? Where are they gonna go? Or are you just gonna burn em all? Sort of a “revenge” for the holocaust. Is that what your zionist masters are telling you to do?

  • Dogbone

    “The largest police force in Britain could recruit an officer from an ethnic minority for every white officer it hires.”

    Why should one of the most famous law enforcement agencies in the world focus on competence when they can focus on diversity instead?

  • Bobby

    How obvious does it need to get, that the U.K. is one of the leading nations at the forefront of the plan to destroy the Western World.?