David Ian Haigh

Died =>17 June 1982

Force => North Yorkshire Police

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>29

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

Shot dead next to his patrol car, at a picnic site at Norwood Edge Plantation near Otley, soon after commencing duty at 6:00am to serve a summons on a poacher in the Washburn Valley, near Harrogate. Details in his notebook, of a man he had questioned at the site, led to the identification of his killer who later also shot and killed Police Sergeant David Thomas Winter.