Police officer, 31, doing 111mph in 50mph zone on way to work banned from driving for just 28 days

Police officer, 31, clocked doing 111mph in a 50mph zone on his way to work has been banned from driving for just 28 days

  • Sussex Police officer Adrian Atkinson caught speeding at 111mph in 50mph zone
  • PC Atkinson, 31, from Sussex Police was caught by a traffic officer near Hastings
  • He pleaded guilty to speeding at court and was banned from driving for 28 days 

A police officer caught doing 111mph in a 50mph zone on his way to work has been banned from driving for just 28 days.

Adrian Atkinson, 31, from Sussex Police was travelling at more than double the speed limit on June 21.

PC Atkinson was clocked at 9.25pm by a traffic officer with a mobile speed camera on Coombe Valley Way between Bexhill and Hastings.

He was not driving a police car and did not have any passengers with him.

Adrian Atkinson, 31, of Sussex Police appeared at Guildford Magistrates' Court (pictured) last month where he pleaded guilty to speeding after being caught doing 111mph in a 50mph zone

Adrian Atkinson, 31, of Sussex Police appeared at Guildford Magistrates’ Court (pictured) last month where he pleaded guilty to speeding after being caught doing 111mph in a 50mph zone

PC Atkinson was clocked at 9.25pm by a traffic officer with a mobile speed camera on Coombe Valley Way between Bexhill and Hastings (file photo)

PC Atkinson was clocked at 9.25pm by a traffic officer with a mobile speed camera on Coombe Valley Way between Bexhill and Hastings (file photo)

He appeared at Guildford Magistrates’ Court last month where he pleaded guilty to speeding.

He was disqualified from driving for 28 days, fined £385 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £154 and costs of £210.

He now faces disciplinary action and could be booted off the force.

Chief Superintendent Lisa Bell said: ‘Sussex Police expects the highest personal and professional standards of anyone who works for us.

‘The force’s Professional Standards Department will now consider disciplinary action following the result of the court case.’

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