Police accused of participating in a “drag race” on a suburban Welsh street

For a moment, two police officers were caught “racing” side by side in their patrol cars on a 30 mph suburban road as the probe launched.

  • Ben Phillips filmed two police cars speeding past his house
  • Mr Phillips, 28, claims the footage shows two police cars trying to race
  • The incident took place in Milford Haven, Pembrokshire on December 31, 2021
  • Dyfed-Powys police have confirmed that the incident is currently under investigation










Two police drivers were captured by a camera during a “drag race” side by side in their powerful patrol cars on a suburban road.

The pair is being investigated after two marked police cars lined up before the race were seen on both sides of the road.

Owner Ben Phillips captured the pair on a 47-second CCTV clip from his home security camera – and was shocked by the apparent road race.

Mr. Phillips, 28, captured the moment one police car backed away and lined up next to another “like a Grease campaign.”

He then shows how the two cars are obviously speeding side by side – and then “starting” at the same speed.

Ben Phillips saw two police cars seemingly racing on a 47-second CCTV clip from his home security camera in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.

Ben Phillips saw two police cars seemingly racing on a 47-second CCTV clip from his home security camera in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.

Dyfed-Powys police said the cars took part in the Mount Estate incident on New Year's Eve.

Dyfed-Powys police said the cars took part in the Mount Estate incident on New Year’s Eve.

Mr Phillips said officers “raced in a built-up area at 30 mph” on Mount Estate in the seaside town of Milford Haven in Pembrokeshire.

He said: ‘They were called to the incident on the estate before they backed away. They talked for 15 seconds and then took off side by side.

“It’s an area of ​​30 miles per hour with lots of kids.”

Mr. Phillips captured the incident through CCTV footage of his first-floor apartment just before 4:00 p.m.

He said the cars then stopped – and he went down the street to challenge the police to their behavior.

He said, “I went downstairs and said to the sergeant, ‘There is one law for you, one law for everyone else.’

“It simply came to our notice then. It should be investigated. “

Mr. Phillips captured the incident through CCTV footage of his first-floor apartment just before 4:00 p.m.

Mr. Phillips captured the incident through CCTV footage of his first-floor apartment just before 4:00 p.m.

Dyfed-Powys police said they received a complaint after police took part in the Milford Haven incident at Mount Estate on December 31.

A spokesman for the forces told MailOnline: “Dyfed-Powys police received a complaint following their involvement in the Milford Haven incident, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Friday, December 31, 2021.

“We have been in contact with stakeholders and the matter has been referred to our Professional Standards Department for consideration.”

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