“Staggering”: Police superintendent says “risk is too great” for officers to carry out close pass op.

From Road.cc.

Hundreds ask West Mercia police superintendent for clarification over comments on cancellation of Close Pass Op.

Supt Brighton has said her short statement was taken out of context; but many are struggling to see how the comments could be be perceived in another way, other than taking it as an admission that officers wil be put in unnecessary danger if they carry out a Close Pass Operation by cycling on the roads.

Supt Brighton reiterated: “I would rather explain in person as the H & S rationale is too lengthy for social media.”

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