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Death of PC Philip Olds

Title
Death of PC Philip Olds
Genre
News report; Interview; Obituary
TX Date
2 Oct 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:02:53
Description
Report on the death of Queen’s Gallantry Medal recipient PC Philip Olds. Olds had been paralysed after being shot whilst on duty. Includes facts on his personal life, his state of mind, and his experimental medical treatment. (It was later reported that Olds died of a drug overdose). Also archive interview with Olds. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Philip Olds
Keywords
Deaths; Suicide; Injuries; Crime victims; Disabled persons; Police personnel; Medical treatment; Funerals; Disabilities; Policemen; Victims of crime; Paralysis; Philip Olds; Medical rehabilitation; Medals; Vanessa Perkins; Research and development

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