Norman Macleod reports incident as unfortunate(July 31, 2007)
Northern Constabulary Chairman of The Joint Police Board Norman Macleod stated today that "it was unfortunate that Chief Constable Latimer could find himself prosecuted for speeding ".Nevertheless Mr Macleod did not regard the matter so serious to warrant an investigation.
Recent press reports indicate that Latimer is well used to allegations about his conduct.He was subject to speculation that he berated a lady in Muir of Ord over a childrens football match,and that he had arrived in the Police Range Rover at this lady's house to do battle .
She accused him of threating behaviour but no charges were brought.
The Chief Constable is a advocate of Stun Guns and has earned him the nickname "Taser Gun Bill"
When not on duty he is understood to enjoy his garden and entertaining his friends at The Lochardil House Hotel.