British Police Introduce Official Hijab-Will Do Anything for Diversity

 

 

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British Police Introduce Official Hijab-Will Do Anything for Diversity

(BREITBART) 

Police Scotland have said they will do “anything” to be more “diverse” and will be introducing a special hijab to encourage more female Muslims to join the force.

 

The Scottish Police authority released adetailed report on how they are working “to achieve a workforce that is more representative of our society,” and encourage “people from under-represented groups to consider policing as a career.”

The report is critical of the fact that 2.6 per cent of Scottish officers are non-white British, as the percentage of Scots from non-white backgrounds has recently doubled to 4 per cent, up from 2 per cent in 2001.

 

Therefore, “…in an effort to attract more Muslim women into policing a sample hijab has been sourced and tested” the report states.

 

Police Scotland are far from leading the way, however, as London’s Metropolitan Police approved a uniform hijab more than 10 years ago (pictured).

 

“Anything that can help increase diversity within the service is surely to be welcomed and I don’t see why anyone would have any problem with that,” Brian Docherty, chairman of the Scottish Police Federation,told The Scotsman.

 

Police Scotland put a questionnaire to the Scottish Police Muslim Association (SPMA) to find way of accommodating Islamic needs and values into the force.

 

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