15.02.2019 Aged 79 yrs
Formerly of MCP, M&S, GMP, Warwickshire and GMP. John joined Manchester as a Cadet before becoming a regular Officer. After serving in the CID at Moss Side he rose quickly through the ranks, being involved in the Moors Murders inquiry in the late 60's. During the 1970's he moved into Special BRanch at the time when the IRA was conducting a bombing campaign on the mainland. In 1978 he moved to Warwickshire on promotion to Detective Chief Superintendent. At the time he was the youngest person to hold that rank. In 1980 he returned to GMP as ACC before being promoted to Deputy Chief Constable in 1984. He retired in 1987 and enjoyed a successful second career as a writer, broadcaster and journalist.

The funeral service is to take place 10-45 a.m on Friday 1st March at St Peterís Church, Oughtrington Lane, Lymm WA13 0QY.

This will be followed by interment at Dunham Lawn Cemetery, Whitehouse Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, WA14 5RH. Family flowers only please; donations in lieu to St Roccoís Hospice, Lockton Lane, Warrington WA5 0BW.

Afterwards there will be a reception at The Swan with 2 Nicks, Park Lane, Little Bollington, Altrincham WA14 4TJ.

Parking is somewhat limited at the church and on the road only. Johnís daughter has arranged some extra parking at the school opposite the church. As it is expected that there will be quite a few people attending, parking can be at Lymm Rugby Club, Crouchley Lane, Lymm WA13 0AS (a few minutes drive away) or at the Swan with 2 Nicks, Park Lane, Little Bollington, Altrincham WA14 4TJ, and people can car share in to the venue.

Anthony "Tony" DIMOND
14.02.2019 Aged 77 yrs
Formerly of Manchester & GMP. After service on the D Division he was promoted Sergeant to the G Division before returning to the old E (later D) Division as Inspector. He retired in that rank from the ID Suite at Longsight. Member of the Tameside Branch.

The funeral will be held at 10-30 am on Monday 25th February at the Old (Unitarian) Chapel, Old Road, Dukinfield SK16 4BT. Family flowers only please. Following the service there will be an interment at Hyde Cemetery, Stockport Road, Hyde SK14 5QW.

Afterwards there will be a reception at Dukinfield Golf Club, Yew Tree Road, Dukinfield SK16 5GF.

Gordon Wylie ORR
05.02.2019 Aged 87 yrs
Gordon joined Salford City Police as PC 163 and retired from GMP whilst stationed at the Manchester Magistrates' Court and the C.D.C. Member of the Salford Branch.

Gordon's funeral is at 1-40 pm on Monday, 25th February at Agecroft Crematorium, Langley Road, Pendlebury, M27 8SS. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu to British Heart Foundation or Cancer UK via funeral director: J.R. Barlow, 238 Station Road, Pendlebury M27 6BY; Tel. No. 0161 794 2142.

02.01.2019 Aged 77 yrs
Formerly of Manchester & Salford & GMP. John served on the D Division and in the Force Control Room.
Alfred Victor "Vic" CADD
02.01.2019 Aged 80 yrs
Formerly of Manchester, M&S and GMP.
Geraint Argust "Taff" JENKINS
06.01.2019 Aged 87 yrs
Formerly of Manchester, M&S & GMP. Joined in 1956 following service in the Royal Navy. Worked on the D and E Divisions.
John "Jack" GRIGGS
06.01.2019 Aged 82 yrs
Formerly of Lancs County & GMP. Retired from Collyhurst in the rank of Inspector in 1992.
David William Robert CASEY
06.01.2019 Aged 93 yrs
Formerly of Manchester City, M&S and GMP. Served on the A & D Divisions and retired in 1978.
06.01.2019 Aged 75 yrs
Formerly of Lancs County & GMP. Served at Chadderton & Oldham in uniform and CID. Subsequently SOCO at Longsight.
Stewart KELLY
08.01.2019 Aged 55yrs
Formerly of GMP he served on the G Division, C Division CID, J Division and TAG.
09.01.2019 Aged 71 yrs
Formerly of Lancs County & GMP. Served on Ashton Traffic before promotion to Sergeant on the M Division.
Gereard "Gerry" MEADE
17.01.2019 Aged 82 yrs
Formerly of Manchester & GMP. Served on the B Division, predominently in the CID.
John "Jack" GARTSIDE
21.01.2019 Aged 81 yrs
Formerly of Oldham Borough, Lancs County & GMP. Retired as Sergeant at Oldham Traffic Unit.
26.01.2019 Aged 60 yrs
Formerly of GMP. Served on the F Division (PC 2917)
Kenneth "Ken" KELLY
26.01.2019 Aged 72 yrs
Formerly of Lancs County & GMP. Ken mainly the B Division, before retiring from Rochdale. Member of the Rochdale Branch.
28.01.2019 Aged 59 yrs
(nee Williams, formerly Varley) Formerly of GMP. Julie served on the E Division.
29.01.2019 Aged 67 yrs
Following service in the RAF Charles joined GMP. He served on the D, E, Airport and M Divisions.
Catherine Louise "Cath" SLACK
02.02.2019 Aged 64 yrs
(nee Clements) Formerly of Manchester & Salford & GMP. Cath served on the E Division. She retired in 1979 after IOD.