Bob Atkinson, Queensland Police Commissioner is enormously embarrassed once he was caught with fast driving in his police service car earlier this month.It was an apologetic police commissioner who comes across the media few days ago, shortly after unveiling he had been caught with his police service car while traveling 70km/h in a 60km/h region in Kangaroo spot.
The police union explained the thing as a storm in a tea cup'' however stressed it shows the bigger issue'' of continuously varying speed restrictions throughout Brisbane. Mr Atkinson was confined by a speed camera on top of the Story Bridge on February 3; he knew that was there was a camera. Mr Atkinson said that he had no reasons for his slip on concentration as well as did not want his actions to impact the road security message he and his officials have been pushing so tough. Though he said he required to make it understandable that he had not deliberately or consciously exceeded the speed restriction.
Mr Atkinson said that calling it a to some extent unusual day, he had spent the day in Cairns also had been at Kedron when he ready with the decision to come back to police headquarters. Mr Atkinson said that it was the day when information was being set on the flood condition in St George.
Atkinson offered a raise to a senior sergeant and had initiated himself on the Story Bridge after determining the internal City Bypass was blocked. He was alerted to the violation as a matter of way and after an inquiry, paid the $133 fine as well as accepted the failure of one demerit position. In clearing up the matter to the media, who often has a driver, Mr. Atkinson, said he believed he had let down the people, his officials and the media moreover said he felt extremely embarrassed.
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