It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death on the 5th November, 2020 from Covid 19 of ex PC 126 Adam BENTLEY (born Borkowski), 95 years. He leaves his wife Jean Bentley, who suffers from Alzheimer’s. Both lived at the Limes Residential Home, Mickleover, where they both contracted Covid, he succumbed because of his failing health but Jean managed to survive. His next of kin is his daughter Mrs Gillian Higton. His funeral took place on the 24th November 2020.
Adam who was born in Poland, joined the Polish Air Force, came to England and was stationed at Hucknall, Notts. He became a Police Officer joining the Derby Borough Police after the Second World War. He was stationed at Buxton and Derby, serving on Traffic, Driving School and Road Safety. He retired in 1978 and joined Derby Council as Road Safety Officer. He was a long time member of the International Police Association (IPA) and was a member of the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO). He was awarded Life Membership for his services as a Committee Member of our branch.
Sean Murphy (Secretary)