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Northamptonshire officer dismissed for use of the word 'blackitude'

A Northamptonshire Police officer has been dismissed for saying black women have "too much blackitude" and speaking of taking "the weave off her head and slapping her across the face with it".

Northamptonshire officer dismissed for use of the word 'blackitude'

Date - 1st February 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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PC Mehmet Akkaya joined the force in December 2019 as a student officer. In February 2020 he was part of a class of student officers at the training school at force Headquarters. During the lunch break he asked the group “Who here has ever...
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