Friday 13 August 2021

Death of a retired Police Officer : Det.Supt. 1504 Robert “Bob” Hall

It is with regret that we have to inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer : Det.Supt. 1504 Robert “Bob” Hall, who died on the 30th July 2021 aged 77 years.

Bob Hall joined Durham Constabulary on 1st April 1963. From HQ Training he was posted to Durham, West Hartlepool and Hartlepool Central. In February 1968 he moved onto Motor Patrols and worked out of Durham until March 1970 when he joined CID at Durham, then Meadowfield.
In 1972 he was seconded to No2 Regional Crime Squad (Teesside) until he returned to Peterlee CID in 1976. In December 1977 he was promoted to Sgt and moved to Sedgefield CID for 2 years. Bob then moved into uniform at Spennymoor and Newton Aycliffe. In June 1982 he was promoted to Inspector in the Computer Project Team before moving into Crime Support Unit then at Peterlee CID.
In February 1988 Bob was promoted to Det. Ch/Inspector initially based at Durham then HQ CID. Bob retired as Det.Supt. on 28th September 1997.
Bob was the much-loved husband of Brenda, father to Jeanette, Christopher and Jonathan and devoted grandfather and great grandfather who will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.
Bob's funeral was held at St Charles RC Church, Tudhoe on Tuesday, August 10th at  (Durham NARPO was not officially notified of Bob's death by HQ, until today 13/08/2021)
Donations in lieu of flowers have been requested to Cancer Research UK.
Any condolence cards are welcome and will be distributed to the family via Occupational Health at Headquarters (Please write on the envelope FAO The family of Bob Hall)

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