Derbyshire Constabulary

and the former constituent forces of
Parish of Melbourne, Derby Borough Police and Derby County & Borough Constabulary


 

Parish of Melbourne
Parish Constable William Taylor
Died 28 May 1828, aged 51
Fatally beaten about the head while arresting two drunken men.

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Derby Borough Police
Police Constable Joseph Moss
Died 13 July 1879, aged 26
Shot and fatally wounded booking in a prisoner at the police station.

Special Constable Evan Jenkin Evans
Died 23 December 1963, aged 59
Died as a result of injuries received when on point duty at night.

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Debry County & Borough Police
Sergeant Ellis Aled Lloyd
Died 20 February 1970, aged 46
Killed when his patrol car crashed responding to an emergency call.

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Derbyshire Constabulary
Sergeant James Radford
Died 24 January 1885, aged 39
While bringing in a prisoner's horse he was thrown and fatally injured.

Police Constable George Bennett
Died 4 August 1894, aged 34
Accidentally knocked down and killed by a train while on patrol.

Police Constable Arthur Wright
Died 27 March 1911, aged 35
Drowned attempting to rescue a girl although a non-swimmer himself.

Sergeant John Duncan
Died 12 September 1912, aged 42
Fatally injured when he his cycle collided with a constable at night.

Sergeant Arthur Marriott
Died 26 December 1930, aged 51
Fatally injured alighting from a bus when his cape caught in the door.

Police Constable Terence Frederick Mickleburgh
Died 7 December 1976, aged 25
Fatally injured when the police driving school car he was in collided with a lorry.

Police Constable Geoffrey John Rowland
Died 7 December 1976, aged 25
Fatally injured when the police driving school car he was in collided with a lorry.

Sergeant Melvyn Kenway Scott
Died 23 July 1977, aged 32
Succumbed to the injuries he received when the police driving school car he was in collided with a lorry.

Police Constable Mark Jeffrey Wilkinson
Died 24 September 1988, aged 20
Killed in a road traffic accident while reporting for night duty.

Police Constable Steven Michael Sharman
Died 18 March 1990, aged 36
Collapsed and died in attendance at the scene of a road traffic accident.

Detective Constable Gary Robert Freeman
Died 19 August 1994, aged 36
Killed while on CID Duties when their vehicle was in collision with a lorry.

Detective Constable Anthony Peter Thornley
Died 19 August 1994, aged 31
Killed while on CID Duties when their vehicle was in collision with a lorry.

Police Constable John Richard Fitton
Died 20 May 1997, aged 53
Fatally injured when hit by a vehicle while cycling home from work.

Police Constable Timothy John Kent
Died 20 September 2001, aged 36
Killed when hit by a lorry after his car broke down on his way to work.

Police Constable Bruce Stevenson
Died 7 January 2013, aged 47
Collapsed and died on duty at Cotton Lane police station.

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