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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

2017

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


Keith Palmer

Keith Palmer

Police Constable

Metropolitan Police

Died 22 March 2017, aged 48

Metropolitan Police

In a terrorist incident a car driven over Westminster Bridge struck and injured a large number of members of the public and 3 police officers, before crashing near to Parliament, where a man armed with two knives ran into the grounds and fatally stabbed the unarmed Constable Palmer who was on protection duty.

The attacker was shot dead at the scene by a police firearms officer; more than 35 members of the public were injured on the bridge, four of them fatally.

Keith had 15 years service with the Metropolitan Police where he was a member of the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.

He is survived by his wife and daughter aged 5 years.


IN REMEMBRANCE


Austin Jackson

Austin Jackson

Police Constable

Leicestershire Police

Died 16 March 2017, aged 38

Leicestershire Police badge

The officer was taken ill and died suddenly whilst on duty.

Austin was appointed to Leicestershire Constabulary in July 2007 and was working with the Spinney Hills Neighbourhood team in Leicester.

He is survived by his wife and four children.


Paul Briggs

Paul Briggs

Police Constable

Merseyside Police

Died 21 January 2017, aged 43

Merseyside Police badge

The officer sustained severe brain and spinal injuries on 3 July 2015, when his motorcycle was struck head on by a car while he was travelling to report for duty, remaining in a coma on life support until his subsequent death.

Paul joined Merseyside Police in 2004 after leaving the army, and worked at Wallasey before joining the Roads Policing Unit in 2007.

He is survived by his wife and daughter.


Mark Estall

Mark Estall

Police Inspector

Essex Police

Died 5 January 2017, aged 45

Essex Police badge

The officer was on evening duty at the Boreham operational base when he was taken ill and despite efforts to give medical aid he died at the scene.

Mark had served with Essex Police for nearly 27 years and was attached to the Force Support Unit at Boreham.

He was survived by his wife and adult children.


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