DC Jim Porter’s memorial plaque was originally unveiled at Durham Constabulary’s headquarters in Durham on March 4th 2022.
The memorial was relocated to it’s final resting place at the entrance to Porter Gardens, Tindale Crescent, Woodhouses, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 8TF on July 22nd, 2022.
We have now unveiled our memorial to Police Constable Peter Charles Guthrie QPM of the Warwickshire & Coventry Constabulary.
The unarmed officer shot and murdered in 1972 whilst trying to arrest a suspect who had broken into a gun shop.
Peter was only twenty one years of age.
In 2001 Police Constable Malcolm ‘Mac’ Walker of West Midlands Police was killed in Perry Barr, Birmingham.
In 2003 the Police Memorial Trust were honoured to erect their memorial to Mac’s service and sacrifice at the place where he fell in Birchfield Road.