The Commissioner, Bernard Hogan-Howe, vowed today the force will become an "implacable enemy" of racists as investigations continue into officers accused of racial abuse.
The Met's policy of 'Stop-and-search' has often left officers open to criti-cism so instead they may now ask suspects for fingerprints before they search them.
But is that any better? Here's Glen Goodman's report.
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