Remembering Notts police officer PC Ged Walker who was killed while on duty

PC Ged Walker.
PC Ged Walker.

Nottinghamshire police officer PC Ged Walker has been remembered this weekend, 13 years after he was killed while on duty.

Born in Ollerton, PC Walker was on duty in Bulwell on January 7, 2003 when he was dragged 100 yards by a stolen taxi as he attempted to remove the keys from the ignition.

He died in hospital two days after the incident from serious head injuries.

PC Walker, a dog handler with the force, is survived by his widow Tracy and their two children.

David Parfitt, 26, was convicted of PC Walker’s manslaughter in December 2003 and sentenced to 13 years in prison.

Tributes flooded in for PC Walker after his death and in September 2005, a memorial stone for him was unveiled at the junction of St Alban’s Road and Cantrell Road in Bulwell, close to where the incident happened.

A dog show has also been held annually in Long Eaton in his memory.

And the police station in Bulwell, near to where the incident happened, has been named the Ged Walker building.