Praise for hero police officer shot dead in the line of duty
A LOCAL man who was pulled over by PC John Davidson recalled saying: “It was an honour and a privilege to be arrested by you,” such was his professionalism.
Warren Banks, 46, an administrator with a hardwood company, was stopped by the helpful officer only a few days ago.
He wrote on Facebook: “My car insurance had expired unbeknownst to me.
“The officer who pulled me over was Constable John Davidson.
“I have had a number of dealings with the police in my life. Many have left me with a sour taste in my mouth.
“My brief encounter with Constable Davidson was memorable because of his courtesy, professionalism and kindness.
“He even gave me a ride to an insurance seller to renew my car insurance.
“My last words to Constable Davidson were ‘It was an honour and a privilege to be arrested by you’.
“He laughed. ‘You are not under arrest but thank you’, he replied.”
PC Davidson, a former Northumnbria Police officer was shot dead last wek in Canada where he now serves.
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