THESE ARE INSTRUCTIONS HANDED OUT TO ALL OFFICERS AT C.I.D COURSES AND ANTI-TERRORISTS COURSES IN THE BEDFORDSHIRE FORCE/SERVICE.
UK’s Bedfordshire Police’s rules regarding terrorists and dangerous
If they’re non-Muslim.
• Consider the most opportune time of day to be able to arrest suspects
with minimum resistance.
• Apply all necessary force to enter the premises and arrest suspects
If they’re Muslim:
• Community leaders must be consulted before raids into Muslim
• Officers must not search occupied bedrooms and bathrooms before dawn.
• Use of police dogs will be considered serious desecration of the
• Cameras and camcorders should not be used in case of capturing women in
• If people are praying at home officers should stand aside and not disrupt
They should be allowed the opportunity to finish.
• Officers should take their shoes off before raiding a Muslim house.
• The reasons for pre-dawn raids on Muslim houses needs to be clear and
• Officers must not touch holy books or religious artefacts without
• Muslim prisoners should be allowed to take additional clothing to the