Tributes have been paid to a Thames Valley Police officer who sadly died after being involved in an accident whilst travelling home from work.
Chief Superintendent Steve Williams, from Thames Valley Police, said:
“It is with great sadness that I confirm the tragic death of serving Thames Valley Police officer, PC Kevin Flint.
“PC Flint, a neighbourhood officer based at Chesham, died whilst off-duty, travelling home from work yesterday evening (15/1).
“PC Flint’s personal motorcycle was involved in a collision with a stationary vehicle on the northbound A41 near Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, just after 4pm.
“The collision is being investigated by the Joint Protective Services of the Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Constabularies and Bedfordshire Police.
“PC Flint’s next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them, as well as his friends and colleagues at this extremely difficult time.
“All those affected are being supported by Thames Valley Police
“We would kindly request that the privacy of PC Flint’s family is respected.”
Jim Mallen, Chairman of Bedfordshire Police Federation, said:
“More tragic news from Thames Valley Police about the death of another officer who died travelling home from duty.
“Another TVP officer in a spate of recent deaths.
“Our thoughts are with all of Kevins family, friends and colleagues”.
On Boxing Day, Thames Valley PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble, who was based at Milton Keynes, was killed in a single-vehicle car crash at Whittlebury, Northamptonshire.
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