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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



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

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



David Arthur

David Charles Arthur

Police Constable

Metropolitan Police

Died 26 December 2014, aged 50

Metropolitan Police

While on duty at Catford station on 15 December he suddenly became unwell and was taken to hospital where he later died after suffering multiple strokes.

Dave joined the Police in 2006 after service as a Police Community Support Officer, he worked response and as a neighbourhood officer in the Lewishham area.

He is survived by his wife, daughter and son.

Jon Relph

Jonathan Thomas Relph

Police Constable

Metropolitan Police

Died 26 December 2014, aged 45

Metropolitan Police

While on his way home from duty he suffered a seizure at Euston railway station causing a severe head injury, he was taken to hospital but later died.

Jon joined as a Cadet at Henley in 1988, later working in Enfield and Westminster Borough as a response officer and a dispatch officer and on central duties.

He is survived by his parents, son and daughter, partner and two sisters.

Sharon Garrett

Sharon Garrett

Detective Constable

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Died 6 June 2014, aged 48

Cambridgeshire Constabulary badge

Killed in a road traffic collision whilst returning home from duty when her car was one of five vehicles involved in the crash on the A141 at Whyton.

Sharon joined the force in 1991 serving in several roles across the force, most recently investigating complex fraud offences with the Economic Crime Unit.

She is survived by her husband, a serving officer, and two children.

Mark Murtagh

Mark Murtagh

Police Constable

Police Scotland

Died 16 May 2014

Police Scotland badge

Whilst travelling to work in the early morning his motorcycle was in collision with a bus near Earlston causing injuries from which he died at the scene.

Mark served in the Lothian and Scottish Borders Division, based at Galashiels Police Station; he had received a Police Meritorious award for bravery four years ago.

He is survived by his wife and family.

Michael Chapman

Michael Chapman

Police Constable

West Midlands Police

Died 14 April 2014, aged 48

West Midlands Police badge

Died suddenly after being taken ill whilst on duty; he had collapsed after cycling to work in Birmingham and died in hospital of suspected heart failure.

Mick joined the force in 1998 serving at Stechford, Acocks Green and Birmingham East local policing unit at Yardley; he was a Federation representative since 2006.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.


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