30 October 2018
Leicestershire Police Federation chair Dave Stokes has extended his sympathies to the families of those who died in Saturday evening’s helicopter crash at Leicester City FC.
Dave said his thoughts were with all those affected by the tragedy and also paid tribute to the police officers, and other emergency service workers, who dealt with the aftermath of the disaster.
“Seeing the incident unfold, I was reminded of the sheer professionalism of our officers as they headed to the scene not really knowing what they were going to find when they got there,” says Dave, “They acted in the finest traditions of policing, putting their own safety at risk as they sought to help others.
“Our brave officers were once again a credit to the Force and to the communities they serve. I would like to put on record my thanks to all those who responded to this incident.”