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National Police Officers Roll of Honour

Honouring and Remembering British Police Officers who Lost their Lives in the Line of Duty

METROPOLITAN POLICE

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Since 1946

The following officers are  included, with additional details, in the Book of
Remembrance at the Metropolitan Police Memorial at the Peel Centre, Hendon,
which was dedicated by Her Majesty The Queen in 2001.

Names highlighted in bold are also included in the Roll of Honour at New Scotland Yard of officers who lost their lives carrying out dangerous duties or acts of gallantry since 1920.


LEST WE FORGET


 PC Arthur William Reynolds

Died 2 August 1946, aged 41

Fatally injured when struck by a US Navy jeep, while on bicycle patrol.


SDI Oscar Thomas Thompson

Died 9 July 1947, aged 53

Killed in a car accident in Germany with the Allied Control Commission.


PC Leslie Edwin Thompson, 39

PC Gilbert Edward Perkins, 40

Died 26 December 1947

Driver and operator in a wireless car, which crashed on an urgent call.


PC Arthur Edward Quemby

Died 9 January 1948, aged 39

Killed performing motorcycle beat duty when he skidded on icy roads.


PC Patrick George Fitzgerald

Died 29 January 1948, aged 33

Fatally injured in an accident when he crashed on motorcycle patrol.


PC Nathanael Edgar

Died 13 February 1948, aged 33

Shot and fatally wounded by a suspect he was questioning at Southgate.


PC Albert Goodsall KPM

Died 8 September 1948, aged 59

Death hastened by excessive hours of work as national Federation Secretary.

Awarded the King's Police Medal for Distinguished Service in January 1946.


D/Sgt Peter Scanlan

Died 2 February 1949, aged 47

Died of disease as a result of injury received in the execution of duty.


PC John Henry Andrews

Died 16 February 1949, aged 32

Fatally injured when his motorcycle struck a lorry while riding to duty.


PC Albert Victor Hawkins

Died 22 November 1949, aged 48

Fatally injured while cycling to duty at court when he crashed in a fog.


PC Harry Harding

Died 2 December 1949, aged 38

Fatally injured when his police motorcycle collided with a car.


Sgt Thomas Armstrong McFadzean

Died 10 February 1950, aged 42

Fatally injured in an accidental fall on the pavement while on patrol.


PC George Ronald Cooper

Died 21 March 1950, aged 43

Killed in a collision with a lorry whilst on motorcycle traffic patrol.


PC Robert Gilchrist Broadhead Martin

Died 23 March 1950, aged 47

Fatally injured in a crash on a wet road on motorcycle traffic patrol.


PC Samuel Arthur Lock

Died 4 November 1950, aged 52

Accidentally shot dead cleaning a police pistol used on bank escorts.


Stn/Sgt Francis Henry Clark

Died 10 February 1952, aged 39

Stn/Sgt Thomas Davidson Speedy

Died 11 February 1952, aged 41

Killed in a coach accident returning from Hendon to the Police College.


Sgt Frederick Henry Keil

Died 9 June 1952, aged 31

Died from a brain tumour resulting from the effects of an injury on duty.


PC Sidney George Miles

Died 2 November 1952, aged 42

Shot dead assisting colleagues who were fired on by armed suspects.

Posthumously awarded the King's Police Medal for Gallantry.


PC John Alexander Penfold

Died 21 November 1952, aged 40

Collapsed and died of heart failure resulting from injuries on duty.


PC Ronald Victor Saunders

Died 25 December 1952, aged 28

Fatally injured when his auto-cycle was in collision with a lorry.


D/Sgt Harold John Whatley

Died 23 February 1953, aged 39

Fatally injured in a car accident at Cranford whilst travelling to duty.


Sgt Charles William Bacon

Died 20 April 1953, aged 52

While reporting for duty he collapsed in a police station and died soon after.


PC Roy Edgar Dellow

Died 2 April 1954, aged 23

Killed in a motorcycle accident returning home after night duty.


PC Percy James Claxton

Died 17 July 1954, aged 39

Fatally injured in an gas explosion investigating a suspected suicide.


PC David John Barrett

Died 2 November 1954, aged 29

Killed in a collision with a lorry while on an advanced motorcycle course.


PC John Fitzgerald

Died 3 May 1955, aged 43

Killed in a road accident on his way home soon after he came off duty.


T/Sgt Reginald William Tipple

Died 21 June 1956, aged 32

Shot dead by terrorists seconded to the UK Police Unit in Cyprus.


T/Sgt Leonard Alfred Demmon

Died 31 August 1956, aged 24

Shot dead by terrorists seconded to the UK Police Unit in Cyprus.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry.


Sgt George William Goggins

Died 24 October 1956, aged 48

Killed in a collision with a lorry while on a police driving course.


T/Sgt Maurice 'Tony' Eden GM

Died 17 December 1956, aged 25

Accidentally shot by his revolver with the UK Police Unit in Cyprus.


PC John Laurenson Baker

Died 15 June 1957, aged 22

Killed when his motorcycle collided with a lorry, while travelling to duty.


Supt Cornelius Carson

Died 26 October 1957, aged 51

Collapsed and died going to the assistance of a child after a fire.


PC Royston William Hird

Died 20 March 1958, aged 32

Fatally injured when his traffic car crashed while on patrol.


PC Edgar Gerald Allen

Died 29 March 1958, aged 41

Killed when his motorcycle crashed while pursuing a speeding car.


Supt Thomas George James

Died 18 July 1958, aged 54

Collapsed and died in the police car taking him to duty at Waltham Green.


PC Royston Ernest Adams

Died 11 December 1958, aged 24

Fatally injured when his motorcycle skidded and crashed on patrol.


PC Raymond Henry Summers

Died 14 December 1958, aged 23

Stabbed in the back and killed when intervening in a street affray.


D/Sgt Raymond William Purdy

Died 13 July 1959, aged 43

Shot dead while detaining a suspect he had pursued in South Kensington.


PC George Edward Albert Gale

Died 19 November 1959, aged 49

Taken ill on Federation duty at New Scotland Yard and died the same day.


PC Melvin Davies

Died 8 December 1959, aged 31

Fatally injured in a collision with a car while on motorcycle patrol.


PC Edward Roy Dorney

Died 1 January 1960, aged 34

Killed with his police dog, when hit by a train, tracking suspects in Deptford.


PC Ronald Alan Addison

Died 24 January 1960, aged 24

Collapsed and died of heart failure while chasing two suspects.


PC Harold William Hauxwell

Died 7 February 1960, aged 24

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident travelling home from duty.


PC Leslie Edwin Vincent Meehan

Died 2 March 1960, aged 33

Killed when a car he had stopped drove away dragging him along.


PC Terence Daniel Furnell

Died 13 October 1960, aged 25

Fatally injured in a patrol car, which crashed on an emergency call.


Sgt Frederick George Hutchins, 48

Insp Philip Pawsey, 40

Died 3 June 1961

Fatally shot attempting to arrest an armed suspect who had escaped.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry.


DC Peter George Bridgwood

Died 6 October 1961, aged 29

Killed while driving a CID car, which crashed in the early hours.


PC Roderick Mackay Munro

Died 20 February 1962, aged 32

A dog handler, killed in a patrol car crash going to an emergency call.


PC James Frederick John Scott Flett GM

Died 30 September 1962, aged 52

Killed in a car crash travelling home after night duty.


PC Brian Bernard Joseph Holden

Died 20 August 1963, aged 26

Fatally injured when struck by a car while on motorcycle patrol at night.


Insp Richard Charles Bruton

Died 21 September 1963, aged 48

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident travelling home from duty.


D/Sgt Kenneth Francis Jordan

Died 14 December 1963, aged 53

Collapsed and died of heart failure on duty at Heathrow airport.


DC John Bell Maughan

Died 5 January 1964, aged 28

Killed in a road traffic collision while observer in an unmaked police car.


PC David Alyn Jones

Died 28 July 1964, aged 37

Killed in a road accident undergoing a lightweight motorcycle course.


PC George Ernest White

Died 7 October 1964, aged 34

Killed in a patrol car, which crashed on an urgent hospital escort.


D/Supt Ben Brynmor Devonald

Died 17 June 1965, aged 50

Collapsed and died in his office at Greenwich police station.


D/Sgt Ian Anthony Herbert

Died 19 August 1965, aged 31

Killed in a road accident whilst travelling home after duty.


PC Eric McLaughlan

Died 15 October 1965, aged 35

Killed when his moped was in a collision while travelling to work.


PC Dennis Edward Cowell

Died 21 November 1965, aged 41

Drowned when his police launch capsized while towing another boat.


PC Thomas George Alfred Jackson

Died 6 February 1966, aged 43

Died of heart failure aggravated by extended duties on prisoner escort.


PC Kenneth Charles Wilkinson

Died 18 June 1966, aged 45

Fatally injured when his police motorcycle collided with a car.


D/Sgt Christopher Tippett Head, 30

TDC David Stanley B. Wombwell, 25

PC Geoffrey Roger Fox, 41

Died 12 August 1966

All shot dead without warning as they questioned three suspects in a van.


PC Sidney Mark Cyril Seager

Died 15 August 1966, aged 26

Killed on motorcycle traffic patrol when a lorry overturned onto him.


PC John Loudon

Died 25 December 1966, aged 23

Fatally injured in a motorcycle crash while going off late turn duty.


PC Desmond Morgan Acreman

Died 12 February 1967, aged 33

Fatally injured chasing suspects across a road when hit by a car.


DC Terence Day

Died 9 March 1967, aged 28

Killed in a road accident whilst travelling home after duty.


PC James Brian May

Died 1 July 1967, aged 40

Fatally injured when struck by a lorry whilst on traffic control.


Sgt David Edward Westney

Died 7 July 1967, aged 35

Killed when two machines collided while giving motorcycle instruction.


PC Paul Robert Cherry

Died 27 July 1967, aged 23

Killed while operator in a patrol car, which crashed on an emergency.


PC George Arthur Dale

Died 6 June 1968, aged 34

Fatally injured when his patrol car crashed in the early hours.


PC Michael John Davies

Died 19 August 1969, aged 23

Fatally stabbed while off duty after identifying himself to warn a man.


PC David John Prior

Died 5 November 1969, aged 26

Fatally injured in a scooter crash returning to a split tour of duty.


PC Ronald Reginald Pell

Died 26 December 1969, aged 39

Fatally injured while observer in a patrol car in a road traffic collision.


PC Christopher Billson

Died 2 January 1970, aged 24

Fatally injured in a car accident while travelling to early turn duty.


Sgt David James Hems

Died 5 May 1970, aged 30

Fatally injured in a motorcycling accident while travelling to duty.


PC Michael Eaton De Lisle Ince

Died 15 February 1971, aged 25

Killed in a collision with another police car on an emergency call.


PC Douglas Frederick Beckerson

Died 10 April 1971, aged 22

Killed in a fall through a glass roof trying to arrest a violent suspect.


TDC Alan Choules

Died 25 April 1971, aged 29

Drowned off duty saving the life of a boy following a boat capsize.


PC Robert Stanley Beazer

Died 27 April 1971, aged 21

Killed when his patrol car crashed responding to an emergency call.


PC George William Higgs, 38

PC William Randall, 36

Died 5 January 1972

Fatally injured when their traffic car crashed on an urgent hospital call.


PC Douglas John Price

Died 18 August 1972, aged 45

Fatally injured while training for a police motorcycle display.


DC David Eric Dench

Died 29 December 1972, aged 27

Killed while on enquiries when his car was struck by a drunk driver.


PC George Edward Sweeting

Died 2 January 1973, aged 35

Killed in a police motorcycle convoy when a van turned across his path.


PC Michael Anthony Whiting

Died 5 May 1973, aged 21

Killed when dragged by a vehicle while trying to arrest the driver.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry.


Sgt Stewart Will

Died 26 July 1973, aged 38

Drowned attempting to rescue a girl from the sea while on holiday.


Insp David George Gisborne

Died 5 August 1974, aged 36

Collapsed and died after an earlier assault and riot in Red Lion Square.


TDC Vernon Rupert Frederick Weatherston

Died 6 September 1974, aged 52

Suffered heart failure before his CID car was involved in a collision.


PC Stephen Andrew Tibble

Died 26 February 1975, aged 21

Fatally shot off duty trying to arrest an armed suspect chased by police.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry.


Exp/O Roger Philip Goad BEM

Died 29 August 1975, aged 40

Killed attempting to defuse a terrorist bomb when it exploded.

Posthumously awarded the George Cross for Gallantry.


PC Clifford Lancaster

Died 22 October 1975, aged 46

A dog handler, he collapsed and died while searching for suspects at night.


Sgt Ian Roy Napier

Died 26 October 1976, aged 29

Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling to report for early turn duty.


PC John Alfred Clarke

Died 1 February 1977, aged 42

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident returning home from duty at Bromley.


PC Andrew Malcolm Douglas

Died 16 May 1977, aged 19

Killed in a motorcycle accident while returning home from duty.


PC Derek James Bottomley

Died 17 May 1977, aged 44

Killed on a police driving course when the car he was in hit a lorry.


PC Alan Baxter

Died 20 August 1977, aged 39

Killed when his police car crashed while pursuing a suspect car.


PC Richard Kenrick Hamilton

Died 2 October 1977, aged 31

Killed when his patrol car crashed answering a call to a disturbance.


D/Sgt Stuart Arthur Pinder

Died 21 May 1978, aged 42

Fatally injured in a road accident while on night CID duty.


PC Patrick Alan Frederick Croake

Died 2 October 1978, aged 24

Fatally injured on motorcycle patrol after colliding with a pedestrian.


D/Sgt Ian David Smith

Died 29 January 1979, aged 33

Killed when his car crashed on icy roads driving home after night duty.


Sgt Roger Edward Coyne

Died 27 April 1979, aged 30

Killed going on night duty when his moped was hit by a drunk driver.


PC Malcolm John Fraser

Died 21 May 1979, aged 19

Killed in a motorcycle crash riding to the section house from duty.


PC Kevin Kelliher

Died 27 May 1979, aged 23

Killed in a police van which crashed when in pursuit of a stolen car.


PC James Ralph Barber Snowdon

Died 7 August 1980, aged 37

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident while on traffic patrol.


PC Alan Edward Smith

Died 20 August 1980, aged 19

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident while travelling on duty.


PC Francis Joseph O'Neill

Died 25 October 1980, aged 31

Fatally stabbed by a suspect he was questioning and tried to arrest.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.


PC David Ian Luke

Died 27 August 1981, aged 19

Collapsed and died while swimming during recruit training at Hendon.


Exp/O Kenneth Robert Howorth

Died 26 October 1981, aged 49

Killed by the explosion of a terrorist bomb he was attempting to defuse.

Posthumously awarded the George Medal for Gallantry.


PC Clifford Haywood

Died 5 November 1981, aged 55

Collapsed and died while on duty at the Houses of Parliament.


PC Daniel John Clarke

Died 15 November 1981, aged 24

Killed in a police motorcycle crash going to escort an abnormal load.


PC Robert Benjamin Mercer

Died 26 May 1982, aged 20

Fatally injured in a police car which crashed pursuing a stolen car.


PC Robert Dawkins

Died 1 September 1982, aged 21

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident reporting for early duty.


PC Douglas Christison Dickson

Died 15 December 1982, aged 29

Killed in a motorcycle accident travelling home after night duty.


PC Stephen Paul Walker

Died 30 April 1983, aged 23

Fatally injured chasing two suspects across a road when struck by a car.


PC John William Caplin

Died 14 May 1983, aged 34

After a violent arrest he collapsed at the station and died of heart failure.


PC Mark Simpkins

Died 5 August 1983, aged 20

Fatally injured in a police car crash answering an emergency call.


PC Gordon John Cornish

Died 13 October 1983, aged 30

Killed on an police driving course when his motorcycle struck a lorry.


PC Frank Bellenie

Died 15 October 1983, aged 52

Fatally injured while on foot patrol when a car mounted the pavement.


WPC Jane Philippa Arbuthnot

Died 17 December 1983, aged 22

Sgt Noel Joseph Lane

Died 17 December 1983, aged 28

Insp Stephen John Dodd

Died 24 December 1983, aged 34

All fatally injured in an explosion while investigating a terrorist car bomb.


PC Stephen John Jones

Died 6 February 1984, aged 19

Fatally injured when run down attempting to stop a drunk driver.


PC Ronald Ian Leeuw

Died 11 April 1984, aged 53

Collapsed and died of heart failure struggling with a violent prisoner.


WPC Yvonne Joyce Fletcher

Died 17 April 1984, aged 25

Fatally shot by terrorists whilst policing a political demonstration.


PC Grant Clifford Sunnucks

Died 26 July 1984, aged 30

Killed when his police car crashed whilst pursuing a stolen car.


PC Peter Douglas Erswell

Died 7 August 1984, aged 26

Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling to report for duty.


DC John William Fordham

Died 26 January 1985, aged 45

Fatally stabbed when attacked whilst on surveillance duty in Kent.


PC Keith Henry Blakelock

Died 6 October 1985, aged 40

Beaten and stabbed to death by a mob during large scale rioting at Tottenham.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.


PC Wayne Darrell Spooner

Died 15 June 1986, aged 28

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident while reporting for duty.


PC Martin Bickersteth Bell

Died 3 July 1986, aged 27

Killed when his car was struck by a drunk driver pursued by police.


PC Philip Michael Olds QGM

Died 1 October 1986, aged 34

Shot and paralysed attempting an arrest in 1980, leading to his death.

Awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in 1982 for the shooting incident.


PC Ronan Konrad Aidan McCloskey

Died 9 May 1987, aged 25

Killed by a suspected drunk driver who drove off with him clinging to the car.


Sgt Barry Albert Mannakee

14 May 1987, aged 39

 Killed travelling home from duty on a motorcycle which was struck by a car.


Sgt Gordon John Brown

25 November 1987, aged 50

Collapsed and died while taking a party of Cadets mountain walking in Wales.


Sgt Christopher Harris Hunter

1 December 1987, aged 31

Killed in a motorcyle accident when returning home from late turn duty.


PC Brian George Lashmar

Died 24 January 1989, aged 39

Killed in a road traffic accident while returning home from night duty.


PC Mark Alastair Peers

Died 15 February 1989, aged 31

Drowned on a training exercise for the Underwater Search Unit.


PC Philip Keith Lake

Died 5 November 1989, aged 27

Killed in a road traffic accident while on motorcycle patrol duty.


PC Paul Maurice Breen

Died 25 December 1989, aged 22

Fatally injured guiding an army ambulance which crashed on a call.


PC Ashley Day

Died 21 February 1990, aged 21

Killed while operator in a police car, which crashed on an emergency.


PC Peter Francis Featherstone

Died 2 August 1990, aged 28

Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling home from duty at Heathrow.


PC Laurence Peter Brown

Died 28 August 1990, aged 27

Shot dead with a sawn-off shotgun as he approached a suspect.


PC Nicholas Guy Sweeney

Died 30 November 1990, aged 33

Fatally injured in a road accident while reporting for early turn duty.


Sgt Graham Peter Melhuish

Died 15 December 1990, aged 30

Killed in a motorcycle accident going home after an extended tour of duty.


PC Gavin John Luckhurst

Died 1 January 1991, aged 24

Killed in a road accident travelling home from New Year's Eve duties.


PC Robert Chenery Gladwell

Died 6 January 1991, aged 37

Fatally injured 3 weeks earlier when struck on the head making an arrest.


Sgt Alan Derek King

Died 29 November 1991, aged 41

Killed when repeatedly stabbed in a violent struggle to arrest a suspect.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Commendation for Brave Conduct.


DC James Morrison

Died 13 December 1991, aged 26

Fatally stabbed when, although off duty, he attempted to arrest a thief.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.


PC Steven Lawrence Perks

Died 13 March 1992, aged 28

Fatally injured in a motorcycle crash riding home from night duty.


PC Matthew John Allen

Died 31 March 1992, aged 25

Fatally injured when his patrol car crashed while responding to a call.


PC Michael Robert Perry

Died 18 April 1993, aged 36

Killed when his patrol car crashed responding to an emergency call.


PC Noel Charles Frick

Died 23 July 1993, aged 48

Killed in a road accident while on motorcycle surveillance duty.


PC Patrick Dunne

Died 20 October 1993, aged 44

Shot dead while investigating the sound of gunfire in the street.


DC Thomas William Need

Died 13 November 1993, aged 26

Killed on surveillance duty when his motorcycle collided with a car.


Sgt Derek John Carnie Robertson

Died 9 February 1994, aged 39

Fatally stabbed attempting to arrest a suspect at a post office robbery.

Posthumously awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.


PC Michael Anthony Hale

Died 22 March 1994, aged 35

Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling to a training course.


PC Michael William Tring

Died 26 September 1994, aged 31

Fatally injured in a police car crash responding to an assistance call.


PC Matthew James Parsonson

Died 7 October 1994, aged 27

Killed in a police car, which crashed responding to an assistance call.


WPC Gail Doreen Pirnie

Died 26 October 1994, aged 42

Collapsed and died of heart failure undergoing a baton training course.


PC Phillip John Walters

Died 18 April 1995, aged 28

Shot and fatally wounded during a violent struggle to arrest a suspect.


PC Mark Leonard Davis

Died 2 October 1995, aged 33

Fatally injured while riding his motorcycle home after late turn duty.


PC George Pickburn Hammond QPM

Died 13 December 1995, aged 58

Died as a result of stab wounds received during an arrest in 1985.

Awarded the Queen's Police Medal for distinguished service in 1986.


Insp Peter Durack

Died 12 February 1996, aged 43

Collapsed at the station and died in hospital four days later of heart failure.


Sgt Michael Paul Wallace

Died 7 March 1996, aged 53

Collapsed and died of heart failure teaching at Hendon training school.


PC Stephen Robert Williams

Died 16 March 1996, aged 42

Killed in a motorcycle accident whilst making security visits.


PC Mark Ian Flood

Died 29 July 1997, aged 32

Killed in a motorcycle accident while reporting for early turn duty.


PC Ian William Jessett

Died 25 August 1997, aged 39

Killed in a motorcycle accident on his way to report for aiding duty.


PC Nina Alexandra MacKay

Died 24 October 1997, aged 25

Fatally stabbed after forcing entry to a flat to arrest a violent deranged man.


DC Ian Raymond Herbert

Died 11 June 1998, aged 45

Killed in a road accident while training with the stolen vehicle unit.


PC James William Yardley

Died 16 June 1998, aged 32

Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling to firearms training duty.


PC Kulwant Singh Sidhu

Died 25 October 1999, aged 24

Killed when he fell through a glass skylight while pursuing suspects.


PC Anthony Ian Haines

Died 14 March 2001, aged 42

Killed when his police car crashed responding to an emergency call.


PC Jeremy Windom Scandrett

Died 19 March 2001, aged 38

Killed in a motorcycle accident in Kent while travelling to duty at Lambeth.


Insp Alan Douglas Jamieson

Died 25 May 2001, aged 37

Killed in a road traffic accident while cycling home from duty.


PC Steven Frank Crawley

Died 30 October 2001 aged 35

Killed in a motorcycle accident travelling to report for night duty.


PC Matthew David Nash

Died 21 April 2002, aged 29

Killed on his way to work when his motorcycle collided with a car.


PC Nicholas John Hill

Died 10 May 2002, aged 27

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident while reporting for duty.


PC Paul Michael Johnson

Died 20 June 2002, aged 35

Killed while on motorcycle patrol when he lost control of his machine.


DC Nigel Andrew Syder

Died 27 August 2002, aged 39

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident while on surveillance duty.


Sgt John William Laight

Died 27 August 2002, aged 55

Collapsed and died of heart failure whilst on duty in the custody suite.


PC Berin William Underwood

Died 12 November 2002, aged 39

Fatally injured in a motorcycle accident reporting for night duty.


PC Christian Noel A. Parker

Died 27 November 2002, aged 29

Fatally injured when his police car crashed on an emergency call.


PC Tokunbo Ayodeji Ezobi

Died 1 January 2003, aged 26

Killed in a traffic accident travelling home from New Year's Eve duties.


TDC Christopher Melvin Jones

Died 24 March 2003, aged 34

Killed in a road traffic accident returning from a training course.


PC Garry Alexander Wells

Died 22 April 2004, aged 47

Collapsed and died of heart failure on an officer safety training course.


PCSO Adrian Martin

Died 31 January 2006, aged 41

Collapsed and died of heart failure while on a police cycle training course.


PC Christopher David Roberts

Died 26 December 2007, aged 47

Died of heart failure after arresting a violent man at a domestic disturbance.


Sgt Noel Gerard McCarthy

Died 9 February 2008, aged 43

Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling to report for early turn duty.


PC George Adam Small

Died 21 January 2009, aged 29

Killed travelling home from duty in a collision with his motorcycle and a car.


PC Laura Ruth Williams

Died 19 February 2009, aged 41

Collapsed at her police station dying in hospital from a brain haemorrhage.


PC Gary Andrew Toms

Died 17 April 2009, aged 37

Fatally injured 11 April attempting to arrest suspects escaping in a vehicle.


PC Christopher James Dent

Died 22 April 2009, aged 36

Killed travelling home from duty in the collision of a car with his motorcycle.


D/Sgt John Mantle Gilbert

Died 9 August 2009, aged 58

Saved a colleague's life whilst sub-aqua diving at the cost of his own life.

Posthumously awarded the Royal Humane Society's In Memoriam Testimonial.


Sgt Iain Stuart McLay

Died 2 November 2009, aged 42

Fatally injured in a motorcycle collision while travelling to report for duty.


PC Daniel Alastair Gibb

Died 5 March 2010 aged 25

Killed in an early morning motorcycle accident travelling to report for duty.


PC Sean Peter McColgan

Died 6 April 2010 aged 37

Died in a motorcycle collision whilst travelling home from duty at Hayes.


PC Ian Paul Swadling

Died 4 May 2011 aged 34

Died when he came off his motorcycle whilst travelling home from duty.


PC Scott Eastwood-Smith

Died 14 May 2011 aged 29

Fatally injured in a motorcycle collision while travelling to report for night duty.


Insp Preston John Gurr

Died 28 April 2012 aged 53

Died in a motorcycle accident whilst travelling home from night duty.


DC Adele Yvette Cashman

Died 5 November 2012 aged 30

Died after collapsing whilst chasing suspected thieves in Belsize Park.


Sgt Ian Harman

Died 3 May 2013 aged 47

Collapsed and died at his desk whilst on duty at Morden Police Office.


PC Shazahan Wadud

Died 8 September 2013 aged 29

Died when a car was in collision with his motorcycle while travelling to duty.


PC Andrew Duncan

Died 22 September 2013 aged 47

Fatally injured on 20 September when struck by a car which failed to stop.


PC Jonathan Thomas Relph

Died 22 December 2014 aged 46

Died after a seizure causing a head injury while returning home from duty.


PC David Charles Arthur

Died 26 December 2014 aged 50

On 15 December he became unwell on duty and died after multiple strokes.


PC Sahib Lalli

Died 27 November 2015 aged 38

While returning home from a night shift he collaped and later died in hospital.


PC Keith Palmer

Died 22 March 2017 aged 48

Fatally stabbed in a terrorist incident protecting the Houses of Parliament.


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