Stephen Robin Oake QGM

Died =>14 January 2003

Force => Greater Manchester Police

Rank =>Detective Constable

Age =>40

Cause =>Homicide - Stabbed

Duty Status =>On Duty

He was amongst several officers who entered a flat in the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester, as part of a counter terrorism operation. He went to the aid of his colleagues who were being violently attacked by one of the suspects being detained. Detective Constable Oake was stabbed, receiving injuries from which he later died.


Posthumously awarded the Queen’s Gallantry Medal.

Roll of Honour Citation

Attending an address as part of an immigration operation DC Oake sustained fatal injuries whilst helping to secure a fleeing suspect.