Apology to preacher Police apologised to Dale McAlpine, a Christian street preacher, in October after threatening him with arrest and forcing him to leave Bath city centre earlier in the year. The Christian Institute Dale McAlpine Avon and Somerset Police contacted all police staff in Bath ‘to ensure that they understand the importance of freedom of expression’. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.