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The Essex Police Memorial Trust has overseen the development of three separate memorial items at Police Headquarters to commemorate officers killed on duty.

The first to be completed were the Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone which were unveiled at Police Headquarters in Chelmsford by the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Lord Braybrooke, on Wednesday 7th October 1992. He was accompanied by the Bishop of Chelmsford who conducted a Service of Dedication.

For many people connected with Essex Police, the day was tinged with sadness as thoughts turned to those who had died. However, there was also satisfaction that after months of effort by many people at last Essex Police had fitting memorials for those officers who had paid the ultimate sacrifice in the course of their duties.

The ceremony was attended by members of the Police Authority, the judiciary, Members of Parliament, the current and past Chief Constables, 123 relatives of those remembered, and was open to all serving or retired police officers and support staff.

Around the same time a commemorative booklet on the Roll of honour was produced by staff at the Essex Police Museum as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations of Police in Essex.

The third and final phase of work by the Trustees was the hand-scripted Book of Remembrance. On Sunday 30th November 1997 the Chief Constable, John Burrow, announced the inauguration of the Book in a dignified ceremony attended by many of the relatives who had been present for the earlier events.

Adam John Eves

Adam John Eves

Served with Essex County Constabulary from March 1, 1887 and died on April 16, 1893.

Edward Raven

Edward Raven

Served with Essex County Constabulary from April 4, 1859 and died on August 7, 1886.

Edward Willsmore

Edward Willsmore

Served with Essex County Constabulary from February 12, 1847 and died on March 29, 1851.

Gary John Veal

Gary John Veal

Served with Essex Police from August 13, 1990 and died on January 13, 2002.

Ian Dibell

Ian Dibell

Served with Essex Police from June 18, 2001 and died on July 9, 2012.

Jo-Ann Jennings

Jo-Ann Jennings

Served with Essex Police from February 16, 1987 and died on November 12, 1989.

John Harvey

John Harvey

Served with Essex County Constabulary from November 30, 1885 and died on January 5, 1894.

John Smith

John Smith

Served with Essex County Constabulary from July 1, 1842 and died on December 28, 1858.

Joseph Watt

Joseph Watt

Served with Essex County Constabulary from April 2, 1906 and died on September 8, 1913.

Lesley Ann Beet

Lesley Ann Beet

Served with Essex and Southend-on-Sea Joint Constabulary from Sep 3, 1973 and died on Mar 13, 1974.

Leslie Bloom

Leslie Bloom

Served with Essex County Constabulary from November 9, 1967 and died on January 5, 1978.

Robert Bambrough

Robert Bambrough

Served with Essex County Constabulary from Aug 21, 1843 and died on Nov 30, 1850.

Robert Walsham

Robert Walsham

Served with Essex Police from November 4, 1989 and died on January 29, 2008.

Sidney Leslie Dodd

Sidney Leslie Dodd

Served with Essex County Constabulary from September 1, 1949 and died on February 24, 1957.

Thomas Arthur Wake

Thomas Arthur Wake

Served with Essex County Constabulary from August 22, 1921 and died on February 8, 1927.

Thomas Simmons

Thomas Simmons

Served with Essex County Constabulary from September 11, 1865 and died on January 24, 1885.

Walter Reeve

Walter Reeve

Served with Essex County Constabulary from September 22, 1890 and died on February 16, 1911.

William Campling

William Campling

Served with Saffron Walden Borough Police and died on November 9, 1849.

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