Cop Accused of Racism Slams ‘Oppressive Political Correctness’ in London Police

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A London cop has accused the capital’s police force of “oppressive political correctness” after it investigated him for racism for telling an abusive pro-Kurdish demonstrator: “You don’t tell me what to do in my country”. Marcus Tyson was supervising a demonstration last month when he was abused by screaming demonstrators shouting “fuck the police” and “get out of here”. He then confronted a female activist and made the statement for which he is being investigated. The officer has now been placed on “restricted duty” by the force’s directorate of professional standards (DPS) while it investigates whether his actions constitute “gross misconduct”. He faces losing his job if he is found guilty. Speaking to the Sunday Times, Mr Tyson said the actions of London’s Metropolitan Police were akin to “Stalinist thought police”, and demanded: “I would like to know upon what basis they regard my statement as being racist — it is purely a statement of fact that this is my country.” “The action the DPS have taken against me is so wildly over the top, it discredits the investigators and brings their judgment into question,” he added. Mr Tyson said in his notes taken at the end of the protest