Devastating news as we are heartbroken to announce the death of Thames Valley Police officer PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble, who lost his life in a road accident early this morning.
He had been driving home having completed a tour of duty with Thames Valley Police.
PC Clayton-Drabble, who was 24 and based at Milton Keynes, died following the crash in Northamptonshire. No other parties were involved in the collision.
Our thoughts – and those of all Thames Valley Police Officers and staff – are with his family, friends and close colleagues at this time, and the Federation and force are supporting them as best as we can.
Thames Valley Federation Chairman Craig O’Leary said: “It is hard to express the loss that Thames Valley Police feels following the death of PC Daniel Clayton-Drabble.
“Daniel was a popular and well-liked officer who will be much missed.
“Our thoughts – and those of the entire Police Family – are with PC Clayton-Drabble’s family, friends and close colleagues, and we will pull together to continue to support them.”
Detective Chief Superintendent Gilbert Houalla, Force Gold Commander, said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with Daniel’s family and colleagues who are being supported at this time.
“We would ask that the family is given privacy at this time.”
The thoughts of the Police Hour team are with all officers, family and friends we think of you at this distressing time.