Brian John Bishop

Died =>27 August 1984

Force => Essex Police

Rank =>Acting Sergeant

Age =>37

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

Brian Bishop, a member of the Essex Police tactical firearms group, was called here to await the return of an armed robber to collect stolen money which he had hidden following post office raids in Walton and Frinton. Brian challenged the suspect who immediately opened fire causing extensive head injuries from which Brian subsequently died. A man was convicted of his murder.