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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

2015

ROLL OF HONOUR

Honouring Police Officers who
have been killed, or died as a result
of injuries received, in consequence
of the execution of their duty.

Book of Remembrance

IN REMEMBRANCE

Remembering Police Officers who
have otherwise died, on or in
connection with their duty, or
whilst serving overseas.


ROLL OF HONOUR


Constable David Phillips

David Andrew Victor Phillips

Police Constable

Merseyside Police

Died 5 October 2015, aged 34

Merseyside Police badge

Killed when struck by a stolen vehicle being pursued by police at Wallasey during the early hours, following a burglary, and which mounted the central reservation as he was attempting to stop it by deploying a 'stop stick' device.

Two men, 18 and 30 years, were later arrested, the first charged with murder of PC Phillips and the attempted wounding of his colleague PC Birkett, and both charged with burglary and aggravated unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle.

Dave had nine years police service in Merseyside where he worked as a neighbourhood patrol officer.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters aged seven and three years.


Constable Russ Wylie

Russell Wylie

Police Constable

Humberside Police

Died 14 April 2015, aged 28

Humberside Police badge

Died in hospital from injuries received on 13 April when he lost control of his police motorcycle on a bend and was in collision with a car on the opposite carriageway, while on motorcycle patrol with a colleague at Burstwick.

A coroner's inquest returned a verdict of accidental death.

Russ was a roads policing officer working from the Force's base in Melton, having previously worked as a beat officer on the streets of North East Lincolnshire.

He is survived by his parents and fiancée.


IN REMEMBRANCE


Kevin Stoodley

Kevin Stoodley

Police Constable

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Died 11 March 2015, aged 40

Avon and Somerset Constabulary badge

Died suddenly after being taken ill whilst on patrol duty at Frome.

Kevin had 12 years service as a response officer and a neighbourhood officer around Shepton Mallet, Wells and Street and was involved with the Police Cadets.

He is survived by his wife, two sons aged 17 and 11 and a daughter aged 6 years.


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