A Chief’s Commendation For The Crash Detectives
The Crash Detectives team from Gwent Police recently visited Police HQ to receive a commendation from Chief Constable Pam Kelly for their commitment and dedication.
Chief Constable Pam Kelly said, “I have the pleasure of awarding a commendation for ‘Outstanding Commitment and Dedication to Collision Investigations in Gwent’ to our Collision Investigation Officers and Staff.
“I am immensely proud of the Collision Investigation Unit here in Gwent – the team display professionalism day in, day out and recently we have had the opportunity to showcase this work to the public with our BBC One Wales series, The Crash Detectives.
“The success of series two has been outstanding and the praise we have received from the public has been phenomenal. It shows the quality of the officers that we have in these specialist roles. It also shows the quality that we have in Gwent Police as a whole because, as people watch the series, they will see the professionalism, the steadfastness and how tenacious officers are in terms of the investigations.
“The meticulous work that goes into the investigations and their ability to give families the answers they deserve, is without question, first class - Congratulations to the whole team, you are a credit to Gwent Police and the communities that you serve.”
Receiving a commendation were: Sgt Bob Witherall, PC Dai Thomas, PC Chris Goddard, PC Richie Wyatt, PC Rhys Dickinson, PC Tony Parker, PC Darren Sullivan, PC Fred Hill, PC Gerwyn Harris and Dean Burnett. Behind the scene staff, Deborah Davies and Jill Aurelius.
If you’ve missed series two of The Crash Detectives, you can catch up now on BBC iPlayer – www.bbc.co.uk/programmes