Act of Remembrance for PC Jon Odell

Officers and staff are due to attend an act of remembrance to be held on Wednesday 19 December to mark the twelfth anniversary of the death of PC Jon Odell.  Jon  died while on duty conducting a pre-Christmas road check with colleagues in Shottendane Road, Margate. Jon was killed just after midnight on 19 December 2000. A speeding car failed to stop, striking and killing Jon. At the wheel was a disqualified driver who had decided not to stop - he had not wanted to go to prison for the Christmas period.