MAR 01] WEST MIDLANDS POLICE NEWS
Peugeot Gives Police Licence To Roam
fleeing down alleyways and passages in Coventry will find the
long arm of the law bearing down on them after police were given
new mountain bikes.
officers in Tile Hill and Stoke have been given the new bikes by
Peugoet to help them on patrol.
Judith Grubb, of the Tile Hill sector, said:
this part of the city, many of the roads are connected by
pathways through the ancient woodland with passageways linking
residential roads which are impassable to cars.
mountain bikes will be ideal and will speed up police
responses through the narrow alleyways of these estates and
provide officers with a silent approach.
are really pleased to receive the new bikes and grateful to
Peugeot for their generosity."
the same time, Peugeot will be giving a mountain bike to PC
James Hempstock of the Stoke sector. PC Hempstock is based at
Chace Avenue and will be using the bike to patrol his beat.
bike will mean that it will be much easier to get around - I
am looking forward to using it and am delighted that Peugeot
have been so generous."
Browett, Public Affairs Manager at Peugeot, said:
already have close links with the local community and are
always keen to forge even closer ones. I am pleased to say
that officers driving Peugeot patrol cars are a fairly common
sight around here.
we wanted to support the return of police officers to the very
heart of the community, what better way than to help them
pound the beat in a more comfortable, more efficient way than