“Go back to my own country” – but I was born in England and have lived here all my life

tehminahWhen I was seven-years-old a group of older boys racially abused me telling me among other things to “go back to my own country”, but I was born in England and have lived here all my life.

They made me feel like I shouldn’t be here and it was deeply upsetting to both myself and my family.

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It is a job like no other – even if we only do it in our spare time!

You may recognise our Special Constable Susanne Majer from SC_SusanneMajer.jpg
one of the 24 Hours in Police Custody episodes. Susanne wrote a blog to share her experience as a Special Constable and a member of the Bedfordshire Police Force Contact Centre staff.

Every day you put that uniform on and start a shift, you are making a difference in the community, you may end up helping someone in a difficult situation or even save a life.

It is a job like no other – even if we only do it in our spare time!

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