Yesterday two top London cops locked horns at an independent police tribunal.
The big boss cop (cop A) and a subordinate (cop B) were told to ¨buck their ideas up and get on with their jobs¨
The row erupted when the subordinate claimed his white boss had deliberately assigned him extra night shift duties on account of his colour!
The tribunal were told that because cop B was black he was sent on more than his fair share of night time surveillance duties - apparently because his boss figured his colour gave him a distinct advantage and rendered him almost invisible in unlit surveillance areas.
The tribunal chairman concluded that the case and submitted evidence to be neither black nor white, but painted a somewhat grey picture and he was unable to arrive at a fair and honest judgement.
He went on ¨It seems to me that cop A had used his resources well in deploying cop B for night time surveillance, however, we can't say that this deployment of resource was in any way racist¨
The big boss cop was delighted with the verdict and was last seen ¨hopscotching¨ across a zebra crossing reciting ¨Now you see me - now you don't - Now you see me - now you...