Cops Reject Ex-Squaddie For Having "RACIST" Tattoo

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A GULF War hero was banned from joining the police because he has a Union Jack and the words “British Army” tattooed on his arm. Proud Sgt Ivan Ivanovic was told the two-inch design could be seen as RACIST.Ivan was stunned — as he has served Britain for 22 years, seeing action in the first Gulf War and playing peacekeeping roles in Iraq and Kosovo.

The dad of two wanted to become a police community support officer when he quits the Army. But Cumbria Constabulary refused to consider him due to the tattoos.Ivan, 40, who serves with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers at Catterick, North Yorks, said: “I can’t see why anyone would think that the flag of the country might be seen as racist.

“It’s crazy. The tattoo is a few inches long and below my left shoulder — so no one would see it.“They asked about any distinguishing marks and would not send an application form because of the tattoo. It’s ludicrous.”
Ivan fell foul of Home Office rules governing “lewd, offensive” tattoos.

But last night police BACKED DOWN and invited Ivan to reapply — after The Sun stepped in.Divorcee Ivan — half Yugoslav and half English — said: “It is fantastic news. I’m proud of my time in the forces.”Police said: “We thank The Sun for bringing this to our attention.”

not a chance i would ever get to become a member of the "filth" then. says they have backed down but we all know they will find some other way of not excepting the poor cnut. fight for your country BUT you cannot police it :? :? :? :?
 
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U N B E L I E V A B L E !!!!!

So how much smelling salts, counselling, group hugs and compassionate leave do Cumbria Counstabulary need if they encounter real racism ......... or, heaven forbid, violent crime?
(Not saying racism cannot be classed as violent crime).
 
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Maybe he should have had a Tattoo that said "Slay all those who insult Islam" He would have been the toast of the equal opportunities industry!

On a serious note, yet another example of the insidious destruction of our history, culture and way of life. A report in yesterdays news of the world has identified the fact that it is now legal to discriminate against white people on the grounds of race. The Police and Home Office (Allegedly there to uphold the law impartially) are two of the biggest culprits.

Don't say you were not warned.
 
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Same as the Gurkas not being let to live in this sh@thole that they just served as soilders for!!
Cyprus is the way forward my friends
 
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looney said:
Same as the Gurkas not being let to live in this sh@thole that they just served as soilders for!!
Cyprus is the way forward my friends
or australia/new zealand/canada...........

basically anywhere BUT the UK at the minute.
 
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Warrior_Poet said:
Maybe he should have had a Tattoo that said "Slay all those who insult Islam" He would have been the toast of the equal opportunities industry!

On a serious note, yet another example of the insidious destruction of our history, culture and way of life. A report in yesterdays news of the world has identified the fact that it is now legal to discriminate against white people on the grounds of race. The Police and Home Office (Allegedly there to uphold the law impartially) are two of the biggest culprits.

Don't say you were not warned.
That's rich, coming from an Ultra English 'I hate everyone' Nationalist.

Anyway back to the thread, the decision was probably made by one of those lefty 'diversity embracing' HR people, who got their job by creating rules which keep better people out. Police HR Offices are full of them.
 
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Warrior_Poet said:
Maybe he should have had a Tattoo that said "Slay all those who insult Islam" He would have been the toast of the equal opportunities industry!

On a serious note, yet another example of the insidious destruction of our history, culture and way of life. A report in yesterdays news of the world has identified the fact that it is now legal to discriminate against white people on the grounds of race. The Police and Home Office (Allegedly there to uphold the law impartially) are two of the biggest culprits.

Don't say you were not warned.
in The News of the World? Must be gospel truth then :roll:
 
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Biscuits (Or should that be Bigot AB) wrote:

That's rich, coming from an Ultra English 'I hate everyone' Nationalist.

I don't hate anyone biscuits, (Treasonous appeasing Lefties and/or Islamists notwithstanding) I'm just redressing a very one sided balance. I'm sure you would have something to say had it been a Saltire tattoo found offensive? Oh I'm sorry, you are allowed to fly your flag ain't you? I forgot it is only we English who are denied our nationality.
 
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Warrior_Poet said:
Biscuits (Or should that be Bigot AB) wrote:

That's rich, coming from an Ultra English 'I hate everyone' Nationalist.

I don't hate anyone biscuits, (Treasonous appeasing Lefties and/or Islamists notwithstanding) I'm just redressing a very one sided balance. I'm sure you would have something to say had it been a Saltire tattoo found offensive? Oh I'm sorry, you are allowed to fly your flag ain't you? I forgot it is only we English who are denied our nationality.
Well that was easy. I did think that you'd hold out a bit longer. Chod.
 
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Warrior_Poet said:
Biscuits (Or should that be Bigot AB) wrote:

That's rich, coming from an Ultra English 'I hate everyone' Nationalist.

I don't hate anyone biscuits, (Treasonous appeasing Lefties and/or Islamists notwithstanding) I'm just redressing a very one sided balance. I'm sure you would have something to say had it been a Saltire tattoo found offensive? Oh I'm sorry, you are allowed to fly your flag ain't you? I forgot it is only we English who are denied our nationality.

I didn't know that the 'Union Jack' and 'British Army' were soley English. You assumption merely highlights your refusal to recognise any of the other countries which make up this fine Nation and hints at your own 'bigotry'.

Have the last word Nazi, go on I'll let you.
 
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I'm a bit busy... someones got to work and pay taxes to subsidise your fellow countrymen to the tune of an extra £1200 a year after all.

Tell me... have you ever considered a transfer to the RN... a vacancy has recently arisen for a recruit instructor and you seem the type.
 
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This is a little serious for the NAAFI isn't it?

Anyway, I'm a little confused. Who exactly would find the Union Flag offensive/racist? Perhaps a Frenchman or some other foreigner, but surely the British police police Britain?

How often do British police work abroad in conjunction with a foreign nation's police service (e.g at the World Cup)?

I wonder if anyone actually found it offensive or if it could be percieved to be.
 
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Death_Rowums said:
How often do British police work abroad in conjunction with a foreign nation's police service
PSNI work with the Garda (Ireland's Police Service)

Warrior poet, the Union flag isn't English - clearly this has already been pointed out but i thought i'd reiterate this point.
 

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