Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Cadets at Durham Cathedral...

Who are the Police Cadets at Durham Cathedral ??
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Who is the mystery biker ??

Who is this in the photo ??
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Next meeting of Durham NARPO - Monday 10th May

Date for your diary.... The next meeting of Durham NARPO will take place at 1930 hrs on Monday 10th May 2010 at Bishop Auckland Hospital Club.

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Death of retired Police Officer - James Beaston (‘Ben’) GAUDEN

 Retired officer James Beaston (‘Ben’) GAUDEN who died on Friday 26th March 2010 aged 86 years. .

Death of a retired Police Officer - Sgt 29 Samuel Shepherd

Ex Sgt 29 Samuel Shepherd of Queensland, Australia died on the 12th March aged 95 years. He served with South Shields Borough from 1935 until 1965.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Death of a retired Police Officer - PC 847 Austin Johnson

Retired PC 00847 Mr Austin Johnson, died on 19/03/10 aged 86 years. Mr Johnson retired from HQ CID in 1977 following 26 years service having previously served at HQ, Bishop Auckland, Haverton Hill, Stockton and Darlington.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Policewomen's dept 1960's.....

W/HMI Inspection of Policewomen's Department mid to late 1960s?
photo courtesy Tom Muir

"Good Boy". C.C. Alec Muir presenting trophy to Dog Handlers

C.C. Alec Muir presenting trophy to Dog Handlers. Jack Topping; Eddie Simpson in photo - who are the others? Photo courtesy Tom Muir

From Harry Angus : The officer receiving the cup I think is Bob Richardson (when young....)

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Death of ex Sergeant Alan Jones

It is with regret that I announce the death of ex Sgt Alan Jones of Newton Hall, Durham.  Mr Jones died on the 27th February 2010 aged 80 years.  He leaves a widow, Constance.
He served as a regular member of the NARPO Committee for a number of years.

Death of a retired Police Officer - PC 00508 Norman Cuerdon

It is with regret that we announce the death of retired PC 00508 Norman Cuerden, from Peterlee, who died on 27/02/10 aged 74 years.

Mr Cuerden retired from HQ, Operations Department in 1987 following 30 years service.
He had previously served at Darlington, Blaydon, HQ Traffic, HQ Motor Patrols and Peterlee.

Monday, 1 March 2010

Darlington Division Cricket Team 1977. Winners of Great Aycliffe Town Cricket Knockout Cup

Police : 106 for 6 wickets. U.M.M. Newton Aycliffe: 68 for 8 wickets.
(back) Umpire (?); David Waterfall Brown; Adrian? ; Gerry Smith; Geoff Whittingham; Frank Hills; Ray Clish; Umpire (?)
(front) Ian Bestford; Dave Lee; Tommy Firth (Manager); Dave Carroll; Chris Jordison; Bill Hills 

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