- The murder of Jean Paul de Menizes because he looked like a Muslim,
- The bungled Forest Gate saga where PC plod discovered Muslim's had beards,
- The wire tapping of a Muslim MP
- The brutality on display during the G20 which ultimately led to the death of Ian Tomlison.
The word tolerance often gets used to describe a state of mind towards recently arrived immigrant communities. However, I believe that Londoners have been very tolerant towards the incompetence of our boys in blue.
In order to maintain that tolerance the new Tory friendly Commissioner better get a grip. Otherwise, rather than viewing the Police with a tolerant Dixon of Dock Green image increasingly they will simply be viewed as as white men in uniform some of whom carry guns.