‘Ex-detectives have blasted Bristol officers for ‘an abuse of policing’ for pandering to eco-warrior Greta Thunberg.
The 17-year-old Swedish activist was chauffeured to her protest in the city in an electric car courtesy of the force.
Former Met Police Senior Investigating Officer on murders Colin Sutton said it was inappropriate for officers to take a side in protests.
He sarcastically suggested that one day police would be providing replicas of Adolf Hitler’s Mercedes-Benz complete with swastikas for right-wing groups.
Ex-Met Police detective Norman Brennan said: ‘I agree Colin this girl has been given a platform where many others wouldn’t have she directs her abuse & insults at adults why not children? ‘