Award in memory of Frank Mason


A POLICE award in memory of an officer gunned down in Hemel Hempstead will be presented to an outstanding copper on Friday.

Frank Mason, 27, was off duty when he was shot in the back while trying to stop an armed robbery in the town’s Bank Court on April 14, 1988.

The annual award is presented each year to an officer who shows great unselfishness and professionalism.

Following the presentation at midday on Friday there will be a memorial service and the laying of flowers at Bank Court at around 12.30pm.