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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 ~ Lest we Forget

2011

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


Ronan Kerr

Ronan Padraig Kerr

Constable

Police Service of Northern Ireland

Died 2 April 2011, aged 25

PSNI Badge

Killed by a terrorist bomb, which exploded under his car outside his home in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, as he was about to set off to report for duty in Eniskillen.

Ronan entered the police training college at Garnerville in May 2010. He began his on the job training in F District in December 2010. He first joined the Neighbourhood policing Team in Enniskillen before moving to a response role at the end of March 2011.

He is survived by his widowed mother, sister and two brothers.

His name is recorded on the Roll of Honour at the National Police Memorial in London.


Anthony Wright

Anthony Wright

Police Constable

West Mercia Police

Died 9 August 2011, aged 47

West Mercia Police Badge

Died when the motorcycle he was riding was in collision with a car

whilst he was on duty in Kidderminster.

Tony had 22 years police service and was based at police headquarters. He had previously served in the army and had been awarded a Police Bravery Award.

He is survived by his wife, a serving officer, and his adult daughter

from a previous relationship.


Mark Goodlad

Mark Goodlad

Police Constable

West Yorkshire Police

Died 24 October 2011, aged 41

West Yorkshire Police Badge

Fatally injured whilst assisting a female motorist with her broken down car, on the hard shoulder of the M1 Motorway near Wakefield, where the officer was standing between his marked police vehicle and the woman's car when a Heavy Goods Vehicle was in collision with both vehicles.

Mark, a former  Special Constable, was a Motorway Patrol Roads Policing Officer

with 10 years service and had been seriously injured in the line of duty in 2009.

He is survived by his wife and son aged 14.

His name is recorded on the Roll of Honour at the National Police Memorial in London.


Neil Jeffrys

Neil Jeffrys

Police Constable

Strathclyde Police

Died 2 November 2011, aged 49

Strathclyde Police

Constable Jeffrys died of injuries sustained on 16 August 2002, while driving an unmarked police car at Loch Lomond, which was struck head on by a vehicle on the wrong side of the road, killing his observer Constable Jim Clarke, and causing head injuries from which he remained hospitalised until his death.

Neil had joined the Force in August 1991 and at the time of his injury had been based in the Traffic Department at the Road Policing Complex in Govan.

He is survived by his wife, a serving officer, three daughters, his mother and sister.


IN REMEMBRANCE


David McPherson

David Donald McPherson

Police Constable

Lothian and Borders Police

Died 23 February 2011, aged 51

Lothian and Borders Police

Died in hospital after suffering a brain haemorrhage while returning home soon after finishing duty at the Force Communications Centre, Bilston, Midlothian.

David had joined the Force in May 1982 and worked at the Communications Centre.

He is survived by his wife and twin daughters, his parents, two sisters and brother.


Terry Easterby

Terence Thomas Easterby

Detective Sergeant

Kent Police

Died 25 February 2011, aged 44

Kent Police Badge

Died when his motorcycle was involved in a three vehicle collision at Rainham while travelling to report for day duty at Medway.

Terry had 24 years police service and worked in the Crime Response Team at Medway.

He is survived by his wife and two young daughters.


Ian Jones with dog Bertie

Ian David Jones

Police Sergeant

West Mercia Police

Died 2 March 2011, aged 53

West Mercia Police Badge

Collapsed and died from heart failure whilst on supervisory duties at the
Dog-Section office at West Mercia Police Headquarters in Worcester.

Ian had served with the Metropolitan Police since July 1982 before transferring to West Mercia in August 1986 and had been a dog handler at Force HQ since 2002.

He is survived by his wife, their three sons and two daughters.


Ian Swadling

Ian Paul Swadling

Police Constable

Metropolitan Police

Died 4 May 2011, aged 34

Metropolitan Police Crest

Died when he came off his motorcycle which crashed near near Hemel Hempstead whilst travelling home in the late evening from duty at Harrow.

Ian joined the police in 1997 and was working on the
Harrow Weald Safer Neighbourhoods Team.

He is survived by his wife, son aged 3 years and their daughter born 6 weeks later,
his parents and sister.


Scott Eastwood-Smith

Scott Eastwood-Smith

Police Constable

Metropolitan Police

Died 14 May 2011, aged 29

Metropolitan Police Crest

Fatally injured when his motorcycle was in collision with a car at Twickenham, whilst travelling to report for night duty at Chiswick.

Scott, who originated from Bradford, had two years police service and
was based at Chiswick Police Station as a patrol and response team officer.

He was a single man and is survived by his parents and two younger sisters.


Perviz Ahmed

Perviz Ahmed

Police Constable

West Yorkshire Police

Died 31 July 2011, aged 37

West Yorkshire Police Badge

Fatally injured whilst travelling home from duty in Wakefield on the afternoon of 30th July when his motorcycle was in a collision with a car in Armley.

Paj joined West Yorkshire Police in 1997 and served in Pudsey Division and with the Operations Support Services Division where he was a firearms officer.

He is survived by his wife and son.


Stephen Cully

Stephen George Cully

Police Constable

Lothian and Borders Police

Died 9 September 2011, aged 41

Lothian and Borders Police

Collapsed and died of heart failure whilst in his room at the Scottish Police College at Tulliallan Fife, where he was attending a residential training course.

David joined the Force in October 1994 after attending Edinburgh University; he had served on the Firearms Support Unit since 2005 and as a Firearms Instructor since 2009.

He is survived by his wife, their daughter aged 6 and son aged 4 years,
his parents and family.


Ramin Tolouie

Ramin Tolouie

Police Constable

West Midlands Police

Died 16 October 2011, aged 40

West Midlands Police

Fatally injured in a collision between his motorcycle and a car at Wylde Green whilst he was travelling home from duty in Birmingham.

Ram was stationed at Erdington Police Station as a response officer for Birmingham North Local Policing Unit. He had been commended for a rescue in 2007.

He is survived by his wife and daughter aged 16.


LEST WE FORGET


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