Useful Police Information

Could you tell the difference between a bogus police car and a real one based on the lights?

– Remember, an unmarked police car can stop vehicles but it must contain a constable in uniform.
– If an officer is in a vehicle and wants you to stop, make sure you are stopping in a safe place; well lit, with other vehicles passing, away from the dangers of the roads.
– Keep your doors locked, ask the officer to hold their warrant card showing their identity up against your closed window, the warrant card will show the officers name and photograph.
– If you suspect an officer is not genuine call 999 and ask the operator to confirm their identity.

Further advice can be found on the ‘Ask The Police’ website > https://www.askthe.police.uk/content/Q587.htm

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