Surrey Police retweeted: Across policing we are deeply saddened to learn that our colleague and friend, recently retired Chief Constable Simon Cole has died. Our thoughts are with Simon’s family, loved ones and colleagues. Post navigation Surrey Police is devastated to learn of this news, we are all thinking of Simon’s family, friends & of his colleagues at Leicestershire Police. He was a greatly respected leader who wanted to help others, & make Leicestershire, & everywhere else he served, a safer place. https://t.co/4uhe5Cxwi0 Quoted tweet from @leicspolice: It is with great sadness that Leicestershire Police announce the death of former Chief Constable Simon Cole QPM. leics.police.uk/news/leicester… https://t.co/HXoiPiO6aB @nicolecorbin @nicolecorbin Hi Nicole, we have no reports of the closure this evening. It may be closed tomorrow evening though.