Tuesday 24 October 2023

Death of a Retired Police Officer: PC 1602 Brian Robson

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of retired Police Officer, PC 1602 Brian Robson, who died at home, surrounded by his family, on Thursday 19th October 2023, aged 79 years.

Brian joined Durham County Constabulary in 1966, retiring in 1997.

Following his Initial Training at Newby Wiske, Brian was posted to Hartlepool, later becoming a Scientific Aids Officer before moving to CID, whilst at Hartlepool he also carried out A/Sgt duties.  He was then posted to Durham and to Meadowfield Section in 1974.  This was followed by 6 years in CID at Durham.  In 1983 he carried out duties as Acting Coroner’s Officer before becoming District Collator.  He later moved to the Accident Support Unit, initially at Durham and latterly at Chester-le-Street.  Brian was also Secretary of Durham City Police Club for many years.

Brian is survived by his wife Valerie, son Paul, daughter Caroline and grandson Brad.

A funeral service is to be held at 2.00pm Monday 30th October 2023 at Durham Crematorium, South Road, Durham DH1 3TQ.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Durham Dialysis Unit and Durham Donkey Rescue.

After the funeral, friends are invited to join the family at the Stonebridge Inn, Durham DH1 3RX

Our thoughts are with Brian’s family and friends at this sad time.

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