Stephen Robin Oake QGM
Died =>14 January 2003
Force => Greater Manchester Police
Rank =>Detective Constable
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.