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on 11/11/2013 at 09:28

Remembering my grandfather, James Christie, Chief Constable Greenock Police Force for 32 years. He should have retired before the Second World War but stayed on until 1945. Much loved.
on 06/01/2013 at 22:36

I was walking in the greenock cemetery and came across Lachlan's gravestone which was described as follows:
In Memory Lachlan McInnon
Inspector of Police
Who was by violence and while in the discharge of his duty. Suddenly deprived of life on 1st January 1869
Ages 39
on 08/12/2012 at 19:44

Remembering my good friend and colleague CONSTABLE GEORGE TAYLOR , Strathclyde Police : murdered on duty November 1976 at Carstairs in lanark sub division and Q Div of the force .
Back in 1976 I applied for a secondment from Q Div Strathclyde Police to SCRO (Records ) and mentioned one nightshift to George I was applying for that secondment and he wanted to stay at Carstairs to get into Lanark CID. I got my secondment and I was at George's Police Funeral that November (1976) and CC David McNee attended the cremation funeral obviously . George and I had served in the Lanarkshire Constabulary til the May 1975 merger to become part of Strathclyde police . I moved back south to West Yorks Police and promotion soon after .. I remember Constable George Taylor every years esp at November time . I was last at Tulliallan in 1973 to the Driving Division as i was there November 1970 and again the year following at the Junior Division Scottish Police College .
on 23/11/2012 at 05:16

PC Thomas King was shot at Milton, Tulloch, near Nethy Bridge on 20th December 1898. As we remember him on the 114th anniversary of his death, we will spare a thought for all those other selfless officers who made the ultimate sacrifice. Always remembered by his great grand daughter and family in Australia. Jocelyn Gould
on 14/10/2012 at 20:05

Constable David McDonald murdered on duty when serving with LEITH BURGH POLICE in 1882 is buried in the graveyard at LATHERON , in Caithness . Headstone erected by the Leith Burgh Police .. stabbed while on duty in Leith on 24May 1882 and died in Royal Infirmary Edinburgh on 20th June 1882 aged 26 years ( or could the death date be 22 June )

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on 09/09/2012 at 12:11

Beautiful day and a very moving service at the Scottish Police Memorial Day. Nice to see friends old and new. Never Forgotten.
on 24/08/2012 at 14:25

I served as a Police Officer, serving in Stirling and Clackmannan, Fife Constabulary and ultimately Lancashire Constabulary retiring after 30 years in 1992. I see two names of colleagues I served with in Stirling. One, Harry Lawrie, I was a cadet with at Stirling before being appointed. I returned for a visit to Tulliallan this week and was very impressed with the Memorial.
on 28/03/2012 at 21:20

I recently spoke to Duncan Nicolson he told me his story and it moved me so I google his good friend Ross Hunt names as I want to know more. Ross fell in the line of duty as did Duncan but Duncan lived to tell his story. I only wish more could be done to help survivors like Duncan and that they are not forgot. I have been to tulliallan once for my husbands passing out parade and if I ever get the opportunity to again I will visit the memorial!
on 16/12/2011 at 00:19

What a worthy memorial, and suddenly it's personal too.
I never thought to be visiting this website until I recently discovered that my 3xGreat grandfather Robert Campbell was murdered by a drunk in 1863.
Tulliallan isn't that far away from me, so I have the chance to pay my respects to my ancestor and all of his brave colleagues.

on 01/11/2011 at 15:29

Having just read about Jim McNultys sad demise in 2004 this is a short message/tribute about "Wee Jimmy McNulty". I had the honour to work with Jim in Traffic in Glasgow, pre Strathclyde. I remember one particular case where Jim and myself pursued a guy who had a Nationwide lookout posted for him, as we drew up in Victoria Road Glasgow Jim decided it was a good opportunity to try and grab the guy. I will have this everlasting image of "Wee Jimmy" hanging on to this guys car door handle as it shot off up Victoria Road with myself in hot pursuit. I end by saying that of course we got our man. Even then Jim never let go. R.I.P pal.
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