Dennis Arthur Smith QPM

Died =>21 December 1973

Force => Devon & Cornwall Constabulary

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>44

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

The officer had stopped a suspect vehicle he had pursued at Torquay and was attempting to arrest the driver who was armed with a pistol when he was shot three times at point blank range and left to die. Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for Gallantry.