Saturday 29 October 2022

Death of a retired Police Officer: PC 996 John (Jack) Bennett

It is with great regret that we inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer: PC 996 John (Jack) Bennett (known affectionately as "Jailer Jack") who passed away in the Bannatyne Care Home, Peterlee on 11th October 2022, aged 88 years.

Jack served for 25 years before retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Dog Section and he and his Doberman Police dog "Kahn" won many competitions and awards.

He also played Indoor Bowls for the England and the National Police Team.

Jack was the early loved husband of Miriam who passed away in 2018. and is survived by his son Gavin and daughter Tracy.

The funeral will be held at Durham Crematorium at 11-30am on Tuesday 8th November.  

All colleagues and friends are welcome. Family flowers only please. A retirement collection will be taken which will go to Cancer Research.

Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time

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