Police officer under investigation after using phone behind wheel

    Photo Credit - WYP

    A police officer is under investigation after footage emerged of him using his mobile phone whilst behind the wheel of a patrol vehicle in Bradford city centre.

    A member of the public who was a passenger in a vehicle alongside the police van filmed the incident on their phone.

    The footage shows the officer using his phone whilst stationary at a set of traffic lights.

    It is illegal to hold a phone while driving and the law still applies if you are stopped at traffic lights.

    A spokesperson from West Yorkshire Police said an investigation is “ongoing in relation to possible road traffic offences and these will be dealt with as if they were committed by a member of the public.”

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