Officers who fell on October 19th throughout history. Lest We Forget.    
1852 - Police Constable Robert Hird, River Wear Police
1873 - Police Constable Alfred George Bennett, Metropolitan Police
1877 - Police Constable Thomas Barrett, Northamptonshire Constabulary
1938 - Police Constable Alfred E. Head, Dorset Constabulary
1940 - Reserve Police Constable John Stanislaus Freed, Metropolitan Police
1963 - Police Constable James Bates, Wolverhampton Borough Police
1970 - Woman Police Constable Ann Lakey, Teesside Constabulary
1980 - Sergeant William Tyson, Cumbria Constabulary
1983 - Detective Constable Derek Anthony Duncan, Thames Valley Police
2007 - Detective Constable Paul McLea, Police Service of Northern Ireland


The Trust are committed to researching the history of police officers who have died on duty. We are always working to identify fallen officers who meet our criteria who have been previously lost to the ages.

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The Trust are responsible for maintaining the complete Roll Of Honour, remembering those officers who died whilst on duty. The roll is maintained for the benefit of the public.

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The Trust are committed to assisting in the restoration of memorials or gravestones dedicated to officers who died whilst on duty. The trust will also endeavour to erect new monuments where there is a recognised need.

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