David Rathband

Died =>29 February 2012

Force => Northumbria Police

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>44

Cause =>Suicide

Duty Status =>Off Duty

On 4 July 2010 he was shot at close range whilst sat stationary in a patrol car, on the outskirts of Newcastle. The injuries he sustained led to the loss of his eyesight and caused post traumatic stress which ultimately led him to end his own life.


Roll of Honour Citation

On 4 July 2010 he was shot at close range whilst sat stationary in a patrol car, on the outskirts of Newcastle. The injuries he sustained led to the loss of his eyesight and caused post traumatic stress which ultimately led him to end his own life.