Bonkers!- Avon and Somerset Police make Non-Muslim Female Officers were Hijab when Visiting Mosques.
All smiles at the Avon and Somerset Police Madrassa sorry HQ
I really cannot comprehend this idea at all. It must have come straight out of left field, that left field being of course political correctness and amoral feeble leadership. I'll say this quickly in a secular democracy, secular law takes precedent over religious law and customs. It's actually a good idea by the way that was what the enlightenment was all about. I doubt however anyone in Avon and Somerset Police's management realise that of course, they're too busy with 'cultural relativity' or some similar way of eroding their own responsibilities. This panders to Islamic supremacism, i.e Non-Muslim laws and customs must make way for Sharia. According to the BBC 'The force says the move will help its officers respect Muslim religious customs while carrying out their job.' Great now are they going to respect other 'Muslim religious customs' as well such as child marriage or honour killings?
Muslims welcome police scarf move
The head scarves are designed to match the force's uniform Avon and Somerset Police is issuing head coverings to its female officers so they can enter mosques. The force says the move will help its officers respect Muslim religious customs while carrying out their job. The garments, designed to match the force's uniform, were designed in consultation with Muslim groups. Imam Rashad Azami, of Bath, said: "This will go a long way in encouraging a trustful relationship between the police and the Muslim community."
Mr Azami, director of Bath Islamic Society, said: "The police have been working closely with the Muslim community in the area on many levels for the last few years." There are two versions of the head coverings, to match the black of a police officer's uniform and the blue of the Police Community Support Officer uniforms. Both carry the force's crest.
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