Cumbria Police Issue Statement Following Inquest Of ‘Popular’ And ‘Respected’ PC Nick Dumphrey

At a coronial hearing held in Carlisle in respect of PC 1724 Nick Dumphreys, the Coroner recorded a conclusion of accidental death.

The hearing took place today, December 20.

After the hearing Chief Constable Michelle Skeer, Cumbria Constabulary, said: “The death of a police officer in the line of duty is always a tragedy.

“On January 26 2020, Nick Dumphreys left home to help protect the people of Cumbria.

“He died responding to an emergency incident.

“Our thoughts since that day have been with Nick’s family, particularly his wife Kat and their children.

“PC 1724 Dumphreys was a committed roads policing officer who loved his job and was both popular with and respected by, his colleagues.

“His loss left a hole which will never fully heal.

“The Constabulary would like to thank the Coroner for the sensitive and professional manner with which these difficult proceedings were handled.”