Bedfordshire Police

and the former constituent force of
Bedfordshire Constabulary


Bedfordshire Constabulary

Police Constable Herbert Millington Jay
Died 19 June 1929, aged 31
Accidentally struck by a lorry after he stopped a bus at night at Hockcliffe.

Special Constable Sydney Kingham Dunkley
Died 1 October 1939, aged 45
Killed when a car hit his stationary vehicle while on night duty at Bedford.

Police Constable Alfred Donald Warton
Died 10 April 1948, aged 35
Fatally injured when his patrol car crashed and overturned at Bedford.

Police Constable Robert Housden
Died 8 December 1954, aged 22
Hit by a car and killed while warning traffic of flood water at night at Bedford.

Police Constable John James Weller
Died 10 June 1966, aged 34
Died from a fractured skull after falling in the station yard while going off duty.


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Bedfordshire Police

Police Constable Geoffrey Ivor Ball
Died 16 February 1983, aged 32
Fatally injured at Astwick when his police motorcycle collided with a lorry.

Sergeant Ronald Hunter
Died 30 December 1985, aged 52
Collapsed and died from heart failure on duty at Biggleswade Police Station.

Sergeant Robert Charles Pearman
Died 11 December 1995, aged 42
Collapsed and died whilst dealing with the scene of a road accident at Luton.

Police Constable John Stephen Simmons
Died 5 August 2006, aged 27
Killed in a motorcycle accident while travelling home from football duty.

Police Constable Jonathan Charles Henry
Died 11 June 2007, aged 36
Fatally stabbed attempting to arrest a knifeman attacking the public in Luton.


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