Service to mark 1st Anniversary of the passing of Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson

On Saturday, 5 March 2016, Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson was attempting to provide assistance to his colleagues involved in a long-running pursuit when his police vehicle left the road and collided with a tree.

As a result Geoffrey passed away at the scene leaving behind his wife Senior Constable Margaret Richardson (Nee King) and their two boys, Patrick and Aiden.

To mark the anniversary a service arranged by Richo’s colleagues at Port Stephens LAC and the PANSW is being held.


3pm, Sunday, 5 March 2017

Inner Lighthouse

5A Lighthouse Road, Nelson Bay.

This is an open event and all are invited to attend and remember the life of a truly good police officer, husband, and colleague.

The service will be officiated by Reverend Daniel Connor, Senior State Chaplain and commences at 3pm sharp followed by light refreshments within the venue.

Due to very limited parking, guests are requested to park within the Little Beach carpark and walk up to the service.

For catering and logistical purposes those wanting to attend are asked to RSVP by Monday, 27 February 2017 via with their name and the names of any guests accompanying them.



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