Police Cadet recruits, 26th August 1959

John Weeks

On Monday, 17th August 1959, a new intake of Police Cadets started.

This photograph, taken on 26th August, shows the 23 Cadets with senior officers and training staff.

Cadets’ pay for the first full month was £18-8s-4d.

My apologies to those whose names or Christian names I cannot now remember.

Front row, left to right: PC 456 Dick Cox, PS 62 Des Braisher, Inspector R.H. Oliver, Chief Constable Col. A.F. Wilcox, Assistant Chief Constable A. Camp, PS 314 Tom Lawrie, PC Pete Lovell.
Centre row : W. Evans, Michael Pottinger, Terry Hawker, D. Walker, Maurice Neville, ?, Jim Webster, M. Sampson, Hayner, P. Sugden, Brian Overton, Peter Barrett, John Weeks.
Back row : Wilson, F. Ansell, Chris Pritchard, John Halsey, Chris Partridge, R. Camp, Dave White, Bob Keye, R. Olive, Maurice Clark.
Perhaps someone can add more or fuller names.

This page was added on 29/11/2015.

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  • First time on this website – my photo is extreme left on centre row (next to Cadet Evans)

    By Michael Pottinger (06/10/2018)
  • I wonder where John weeks is now.

    By Brian Overton (29/04/2018)
  • I was in this intake August 1959. I cannot see myself or others on the course that I still know. I have lost my photo.

    By Bob Partridge (23/03/2018)