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Policeman Jim Morrison memorial service

Title
Policeman Jim Morrison memorial service
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
24 Jan 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:03:40
Description
Peter Deeley reports from the memorial service in St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden of Detective Constable Jim Morrison, stabbed to death trying to apprehend a handbag thief whilst off duty. His boss Chief Superintendent Larry O’Neill pays tribute during the service; interviews with Home Secretary Kenneth Baker on the dangers involved in being a police officer; Metropolitan Police Commisioner Sir Peter Imbert on the murder of officers including Alan King and the fight against crime. Includes music from the Metropolitan Police Choir, and a lone bagpipe.
Contributors
Kenneth Baker; Peter Imbert; Peter Deeley; Larry O’Neill
Keywords
London; Homicide; Covent Garden; Policemen; Church services; Alan King; Victoria Morrison; Jim Morrison

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