Monday, 25 February 2013

Death of a retired Police Officer : DC 1541 John Reay

It is with regret that we announce the death of a retired Police Officer :  DC 1541 John REAY who died on 24th February 2013 aged 68 years.
John retired from Durham Constabulary on the 31st August 1995.
He leaves a widow, Maureen, and two adult children Kevin and Karen.

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Police Cadets : 1969

Cadets 1969

Many thanks to Don Stephenson for sending in this picture from his Police Cadet days.

Picture of four Durham Police Cadets taken in 1969 when they were the first to go on a two week attachment to Minsteracres Monastery in Co Durham. Their job was to clear an area around the graves of two Brothers who had died recently.
Pictured from left to right.
Father Colum Devine, The Superior, Peter McNulty, Ronnie Fort, Don Stephenson and Peter Walton
Don went on to finish as a sergeant in Cleveland whilst Peter Walton finished as a sergeant in Northumbria. Anybody  know about Peter & Ronnie ?

Durham Constabulary Choir : 1973

 

Durham Constabulary Choir at Aykley Heads - 5th May 1973 (the day Sunderland won the FA Cup). Guitarists : Neil Burn & Alan Chesterton. (Picture provided by Fraser Gill (Northumbria cadet in back row)

Durham Constabulary Choir at Aykley Heads - 5th May 1973 (the day Sunderland won the FA Cup).

Guitarists : Neil Burn & Alan Chesterton. (Picture provided by Fraser Gill (Northumbria cadet in back row)

Any more info ??

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Death of a retired Police Officer : PC Geoffrey (Geoff) Thomas Moody

It is with regret that we have to inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer, PC Geoffrey (Geoff) Thomas Moody, aged 71 years who died on Friday, 1st February, 2013 in the Richardson Hospital, Barnard Castle.
Mr Moody joined Durham Constabulary in 1962 and retired on medical grounds around 1988-90.

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