Monday 17 July 2023

Death of Retired Police Officer: PC1712 William (Bill) Simpson

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of retired Police Officer, PC1712 William (Bill) Simpson.  Many of you will know that Bill was at the side of the late DC James (Jim) Brian Porter when he was fatally injured at Woodhouses, Bishop Auckland on 4th March 1982.

Durham NARPO Chairman, Ray Jones is urgently attempting to compile a eulogy to be read at Bill's funeral, once arranged.  If anyone is able to provide any service history, experiences or anecdotes for Bill, please contact Ray asap by text, email or telephone call via:

Tel: 07535 261063 / email: 

A more detailed notice will be published once funeral arrangements have been finalised.

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