Safe Mode: On
Police Officer Posts Speeding Clip On Youtube.

Police have been accused of glamorising fast driving on public roads after footage of a patrol car responding to a call was posted on the internet.

A three-minute clip on YouTube shows a patrol car at high speed on the A14 near Ipswich, Suffolk.

Suffolk Police said they knew about the clip and were "disappointed". Road safety group Brake accused the police of glamorising speed.

The video is called "Police Emergency Outskirts Ipswich UK".

On the clip sirens can be clearly heard and at one point the camera switches from focus on traffic on the dual carriageway to the car's speedometer.

Extremely disappointed

A Brake spokesman said: "It is irresponsible for a police officer to post footage such as this on a website, when the aim seems to be to glamorise speeding.

"It sends out the message that it is OK to speed, which is clearly not the case."

A Suffolk polic

Loading the player ...
Embed CodeSwitch Player
Plays: 196002 (Embed: 0)

Added: Apr-1-2008 
By: barnesy
In:
Other
Tags: Officer, Posts, Himself, Speeding, To, Emergency, On, Internet
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
Marked as: featured
Views: 198855 | Comments: 99 | Votes: 3 | Favorites: 7 | Shared: 3 | Updates: 0 | Times used in channels: 1
You need to be registered in order to add comments! Register HERE