Posted by: becketfund | July 22, 2009

UK: Sikh Victims May Request Police Officer of Same Faith

LONDON – Sikh crime victims will now be offered the option to request a police officer of their own faith, the BBC reported on July 22.  The Metropolitan Police say this new policy will help the force solve crimes such as forced marriages and honor killings as Sikh officers will have a better understanding of Punjabi religion and culture.

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