Stephen 'Steve' F Greet

Served with Essex Police from March 7, 1983 and died on August 14, 1984.

Police Constable Stephen 'Steve' Greet was a Cornishman whose musical abilities were first harnessed by the force in 1981. He was serving in the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment at Colchester when he became a guest euphonium player in the force band; he was also a singer and bass guitarist.

While in the army at Colchester Steve Greet met and married his wife Susan, and after he became a policeman they lived in Epping with son Matthew. Seventeen months into his probation, Steve Greet was on an attachment to Harlow Traffic when he and his driver stopped a car on the M11 near Great Hallingbury. While talking to the driver on the hard shoulder of the motorway, Steve Greet was struck and killed by a lorry.