PC Russ Wylie

It is with heartfelt sadness by all officers and staff of Humberside Police, that on the 14th April 2015, we lost an exceptional friend and colleague. PC Russ Wylie was a highly respected roads policing officer that was sadly involved in an incident whilst serving the public.
His loss is felt throughout the force and our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this time.
He will never be forgotten.

Any Officers that need support through this time, please contact your local rep or the office, and we will provide as much assistance as we can.


His family are also hoping to raise some money for the Air Ambulance in memory of Russ.  If you are able to make a donation, no matter how small, please click on the below link


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Such a tragic loss of a truly nice guy. Fond memories of our time at training school when we joined in 2007, I have some great memories but what stands out most is your beaming smile and infectious laugh. RIP Russ, double crew with our late colleague PC Steve GOOD and patrol the streets of heaven. Thoughts go out to Russ's family and friends. Bye for now Russ xx Sarah Carr xx
- Sarah Carr

My mate Russ. I am so proud to have served alongside you. From your first shift on independent patrol eight years ago to your last patrol yesterday I am grateful that I was by your side for both. You were one of the best and it is sickening and cruel that you are gone. There is no fairness, there is no reason just utter sorrow. You have saved me from a good hiding on many occasions and I am indebted to you for this. I’m sorry I’ll never ride with you again. I have so many great memories of you and I hope that one day I can smile when I think about them. Mine and Daniella’s thoughts are with you, your mum, dad and Roxanne. John.
- John Rickells

I never had the pleasure of meeting you, Russ but you sound like someone who would have been great to know. Absolutely devastating news! My thoughts and condolences go to Russ' family, fiancée and friends/colleagues. RIP Russ, sleep well x
- Sonya Waddingham

What a loss,our thoughts and love are with his family and friends,God bless xxxxx
- P Barker

Heartfelt condolences to p c wylies family, I did not know him but I have great respect for the police and all they do for the public. R.I.P.
- peter cahill

Russ, we had some good times together car sharing to work and putting the world to rights…and then doing our own little bit for real out at Immingham! Whenever I hear Florence & the Machines it still reminds me of you every time and brings back some great memories! I was so pleased for you when you got your dream move to traffic but gutted at the same time as you had been helping to cut my fuel bill in half! Thanks for being a part of my life, it has been a pleasure to have been your friend and colleague. My heartfelt thoughts are with your family. ‘Pc Wylie, it’s a stand down, stand down…end of watch.’
- Andy Clark

Russ, I still remember taking you and your little sister to Scarborough 20 years ago. Since then we've had plenty of laughs on motorbikes and mountain bikes. Including on the Isle of Man when you 'arrested' someone for stealing a friends baseball cap, which helped you decide to be a copper. You grew up into a great bloke and a great copper; you were very strong for your parents when we tragically lost your little sister Emma. When you joined me in the Police, you said nothing you came across at work could be worse than that. Rest in peace with Emma in heaven. Love Bob
- Bob Blake

Even though we were on different courses you always made time to stop for a chat, one of life's truly good guys, such a sad loss, my thoughts are with friends and family,RIP mate X
- John Townsend

"Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal......" Sleep well Russ xx
- H

Russ, you were a good friend in and out of work and smile to myself at many good memories we had. (usually after a few sherbets!!) You were a good man and will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Russ, you were our colleague, friend and brother. We were all devastated by your loss. The journeys to work will never be the same without you. I am proud to have known you and it was an honour to be your 'sarge'. You will always be remembered. RIP buddy!
- Stu Farquharson

Such tragic news. Sadly taken from the Humberside Police family too soon. My thoughts are with your family, friends and colleagues from the Humber Roads Policing team. RIP xxx
- Laura

Russ, we never met but as a fellow advanced police rider I know the simple joy bikes brought you and the passion you had for the job. My heartfelt good wishes go to all of your family and friends. You will not be forgotten. RIP.
- Vinnie

Russ, you were a thoroughly decent man; good, honest and kind. At work and in your private life you were the kind of person who went out of your way to help others and who brought positivity to those around you. My thoughts are with your family and loved ones. It was a privilege to share a small part of your journey with you. Rest in peace friend.
- Chris Woodhead

Words cannot describe how losing you has affected so many people, you were one of a kind, a truly amazing person and I am immensely proud to have called you not only a great colleague but also a great friend. We've had many laughs at work and away from work and they will be memories that are cherished. You'll forever be part of our family and will never be forgotten. All our thoughts are with Roxanne, your family and friends. Goodbye mate, and I hope we all do you proud next week.
- Tom Blake

Russ, haven't seen you for a few years but I'm glad that the last time I did, I repeatedly told you how good it was to see you and catch up! You were the first new friend I made when we started South Hunsley in the same form, and I count myself lucky that I had the pleasure of going through secondary school with you. I've so many happy memories. You were a great, genuine, funny guy, and by the sounds of things, you never changed. Thoughts always with your family, fiance, and friends. So very sorry to be writing this, rest in peace Russ xx
- Laura Applegarth

Russ, I only knew you for a short while when we both worked in Grimsby but what was clear above all else and something which everyone who knew you recognised, was what a genuine guy you were, always with a smile on your face. It's with great sadness that I write this but hope that your Fiancee, parents & loved ones take great comfort in the fact you were such a popular, well thought of guy. Rest in Peace.
- Lee Ross

This life can be so cruel at times, you truely did not deserve this Russ. My thoughts are with your fiancée and your parents. I can't imagine what they are going through. Sleep tight matey x
- Ruth F

All of your friends and colleagues were shocked and saddenned to hear that you were gone our thoughts are with your family and friends. Thank you for the dedicated service you gave to the public of Humberside.
- Sergeant Martin Coffey

"God broke our hearts to prove to us That he only takes the best..." Thoughts & prayers with family, fiancée, friends and colleagues x

You would always say hello if we passed each other in the station corridors and you always have a beaming smile on your face. We only knew in passing but your loss has touched many hearts because as a fellow police officer it feels like we have lost a family member. RIP matey and may you shine as bright as a star in heaven.x
- Helen Dunks

A tragic loss of a young and respected bobby. I remember you from training at Courtland road. Rest in peace Russ.
- Karl Bullock

Russ, You liked baked beans on crumpets, The lighthouse family and the Radio 2 debate at lunch time. Despite all this you were one of the greatest friends anyone could ever ask for. You were there to pick me up when I fell down (literally) and calm my nerves on my Wedding Day. You welcomed me in to your family and you will always be part of mine. We shared so many good times both at work and at home. Our days at Immingham together are no doubt the best I’ve had even though we were SO busy ALL of the time you always found the time to beat me at ‘The Limes Challenge’. I, like many others are missing you more than words can describe. I don’t know what you would make of all this attention but it is the least you deserve. Our thoughts are with Roxanne, your Mum and Dad. So long my good friend, until we meet again. Your mate Barnesy
- Gareth, Kim & Harrison

I recall you as a lively, cheeky and confident recruit.....you turned out to be a bloody good lad...taken well before your time....RIP dear boy....

It goes without saying, that the police service has lost a valued member of the of the Humberside roads policing unit. Your lost has touched the hearts of so many, even those who didn't have the opportunity to ride along side you. Respect to you all. R.I.P Russ, condolences to your family and friends, RPU - Cambs motorcyclist.
- Terry sharp

Russ, you'll never read this: But since the first shift I spent with you. Your passion for roads policing, it inspired me! I have a black rat sticker on my ticket book...because of you, I have my radio in my case because of you, God I don't wear my stab vest I wear my fleece with hi viz over the top, because that's how you did it. It all sounds very stupid! But mate you inspired me! And I want to be like you, achieve what you have achieved! You took me on my first blue light run , You'll always have a place in my heart and form a massive part of my career! Your a true gent! And such a loss for Humberside Police. Your leaving behind a beautiful fiancé and family and my thoughts and prayers are with them at this difficult time! Russ, thank you for what you did for me, even if you probably didn't even realise it. TS-21 , Russ - Rest in Piece your 10/10! Louis
- Louis.

Always one I called for advice. My thoughts are with your family and fiance. You will be sadly missed by all your colleagues. RIP Russ
- James Gibbs

Still hasn't sunk in that I won't see you at Melton any more, you always credited me with my volunteering alongside you in the department. You were a very enthusiastic officer and a credit to the Humberside Police RPU and you will be dearly missed by everybody. Rest in Peace.
- Ben Murray

My heartfelt sympathy go out to Russ's family & fiancée. His sister Emma was a friend of my daughters & Russ is the same age as my son Daniel ... A mirror image of my own family. I didn't have the pleasure of knowing this young man & can hardly bare to imagine the heartache of his mother Sue. In my thoughts & prayers x
- Christine Matthews

such a sad loss to the blue light family deepest sympathy to your family, friends and colleagues across the force. Sleep well Russ A fire fairy x
- Firefly

Russ, I don't think we met, but as a fellow West-Mercia biker, my thoughts are with all who knew you, and will miss you. RR.I.P, gone but never forgotten.
- Dan Yates

Seen you in passing but never had the pleasure to work with you. Words cannot describe the sadness felt by so many, RIP mate, thinking about your family at this terrible time, hoping they feel some comfort from the amazing tributes for an amazing guy
- Nige Willerton

Deepest condolences to Russ's family and fiancée.
- Graeme Smithey

Russ. I have taken so long to write this as I didn't know what to say. I still don't. You were an amazing friend and colleague and I shall miss you dearly. Rest in peace my friend and I will see you in my memories.
- Sarah Foster

Thank you for you're service young man, RIP
- Shona Richards

Russ, you were clearly so well loved and you helped a probationer in need when you took me out for the day. We won't forget you! x
- Ruth Lister

Russ, It is still devastating to think you are no longer with us, however I am very proud to have known you as a friend and colleague, as you were a truly outstanding bloke. You will be missed by many and my heart goes out to you, your family and friends. I will miss your infectious smile and constant banter we had when we got together, especially at Cromwell Road for a brew and to have a laugh with Boydy. Love to everyone at this sad time, Sweeno x
- Sweeno

I had to sit down when i heard the news (i know what your reply would be to that "your always sat down in community") Ive never heard a bad word said about you. You were one of the team. You are missed and you always be.
- Ryan Stratton

It was an absolute pleasure to have known you as a friend and colleague, you were a great partner and I enjoyed every minute being double crewed with you on patrol, mine and Tracey's thoughts go out to your family at this time, you will be truly missed but never forgotten, RIP Russ
- Mark Tarttelin

Words can't describe the sadness & devastation everyone who has ever had the pleasure of knowing & working with you feels, you will be deeply missed but never forgotten, rest in peace mate.
- Frosty

my thoughts and prayers are with you at his time will spend some time praying at holy trinity this week
- David Thompson

Thinking of your family friends and colleagues. Another of our policing heroes taken too soon. RIP my policing brother. You will never be forgotten. Essex Officer.
- Jason Parker

So sad news. You were such a lovely lad russ and a pleasure to work with at ford. Thinking about your family at this hard time. R.I.P Russ you will be missed by many. Xxxxxx
- laura bamforth

Russ, I never had the pleasure of working with you but my mum (a retired SC) worked some shifts with you and said what a lovely and funny lad you were. On a trip to London with my boyfriend we laid some flowers at the National Police Memorial for you from all of us from Humberside, the force has lost an outstanding officer. My sincerest and heartfelt condolences to your loved ones and friends, no words can heal your pain and you will all be in my prayers xxx
- Harriet Simm

I live 150 miles away and I didn't know you but it is always sad when a police officer dies whilst performing his/her duty. My sincere condolences to his family and colleagues in Humberside Police.
- Paul Beacock

A sad sad loss of a lovely guy. Will always remember your lovely smile Russ. Sleep peacefully. Thinking of your mum and dad. Xx
- sue tomlinson

I never had the pleasure of getting to know you, but from talking to those who did, I can tell you were a top bloke and you will be very sadly missed by the whole police family. My deepest sympathies go to Russ’s family, friends and work colleagues.
- Matthew Wright

Russ, rest in peace brother. Our thoughts are with your family, friends and colleagues.
- Bullshire Police Federation

Russ... No words can express how your loss has effected us... A true gent, a great bobbie and a truly respected part of our thin blue line family... Whenever I think of you it will always be having a laugh, drink in hand on our training school nights out! Always smiling! God bless mate... Thoughts to your family, fiancée and traffic colleagues x
- Mark Wiles

Russ thankyou for the laughs and happy times we once shared, I will never forget you or the memories we created together xx My heart goes out to your family, no words can heal the pain for them. They are all in my prayers. Reunited with your sister sleep well Russ xxx I will never forget you Katie & family
- katie berry

Russ. Your infectious smile and sense of humour made training you a pleasure. You were clearly destined for Roads Policing. It is always a tragedy when we loose a member of our 'family' especially too soon. My heart goes out to your loved ones and colleagues. RIP Russ.
- Andrew Holdsworth

There really are no words Russ. Rest well. Thoughts with your family and Roxanne.
- Sarah & Dom Madeley

I didn't know you Russ but clearly you were an outstanding police officer, friend and colleague. Every condolence to Roxanne, your family and your devastated friends. So very unfair. Xx
- Jill

Russel. We are truly, truly devastated. Words cannot express the heartbreak. The most caring friend anyone could ever wish for. The only other person on this planet that would tell John to 'text me when you're home' so that you knew he was safe. You have been such a big part of John's life all the time I have known him and you have helped him so much more than you will ever know, I wish I could have thanked you for that. We will do everything we can to support your friends, family and Roxanne at this awful time. We love you and miss you terribly. Sleep tight. xx
- Daniella Rickells

Losing a friend and colleague like Russ is never easy. I feel privileged to have known you and worked alongside you. Taken too early, you will never be forgotten. I offer my deepest condolences to Russ' family, may he rest in peace. Jim Saunders
- Jim Saunders

So very tragic. Thoughts to family and loved ones of Russ. Such a sad loss of a well respected officer in his prime with so much to look forward to. It's 26 years today since I joined the police and it becomes a way of life and colleagues are like family and are always there when needed. RIP and condolences to all that loved and had the privilege of knowing him. X
- Catherine Messer

Such sad news. We had some laughs when we worked together at Ford. Such a nice guy. My thoughts are with his family. Rest in peace Russ. xxx
- Mark Leonard

so sorry to have lost a valuable member of the humberside police family.
- Rosemarie Thomas

A fellow colleague, fellow biker and more recently for me a fellow skier. I told you two weeks ago that you were missed by Jim and you responded 'that's because I cannot be replaced'........you were right. You are badly missed now, but I'm looking after him. I had the pleasure of seeing how much you deeply loved your parents and adored and cared for Your fiancée. I can only offer all of my strength to 'Big John', Sue and Roxanne. There really are no words xxx
- Sharon Harrison

Russ, Words just cannot express the heartache of losing of such a great person, colleague and above all true friend. You have left so many people with so many amazing memories and stories of great times and you will be missed for eternity. You made the tough times brighter and great times greater. Life will never be the same again, you can never be replaced. Sleep well my friend. I will see you again, but not yet.....not yet! X
- Jim Wood

Never got chance to meet you. But hart felt condolences to your family, friends and fellow colleagues. RIP
- colin

Russ, you'll be missed by all mate, was an absolute pleasure knowing you. Sincerest condolences to his family, fiance, friends and colleagues. Rest easy.
- Ollie Wain

Russ, absolutely devastated to be having to write this. You know where you stand in my heart and head, never will you be forgotten. The times weve worked together and times we've socialised I will never forget, Our memories will be treasured forever. Your a true gentlemen, professional and friend, one of the best and most inspiration people I'll ever meet. Sleep tight my friend xxxx
- Chris Lings

As part of the special constabulary I never got the pleasure of meeting you. But it's clear from all this how much you were loved and respected. You can rest now sir, it is a sad day for our extended family. Goodnight brother. X
- Georgina

a great officer and bloke, my heart goes out to his family at this time. RIP
- Steve Jones

A sad time for all of us. rest in peace Russ It was always a pleasure meeting with you. Jaybee.
- John Blakey

Russ, I have only spoken to you a handful of times in passing on jobs and I would like to thank you for your service. Taken from the world far too young. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your friends and family. May you rest in peace.
- Dane Marshall

My thoughts are with all who knew Russ, worked with him and loved him, I sadly didn't know him but I will never forget him. Stand down brother.

A huge loss to us all, remembering you from your Grimsby days. A great bloke and an utter tragedy your no longer with us. Thoughts are with your family and RP colleagues.
- Pete Musgrave

I didn't know Russ but I was so sadly shocked by this news. I had heard there was an injured officer and was just leaving Courtland when local radio made the sad announcement. I was so shocked. A very, very sad reminder of how valuable life is and such a young life to be so tragically taken. After hearing and reading about what a great guy Russ is, I feel a personal loss that I will never know him. My prayers and thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues. God rest his soul.
- Stephen

My thoughts are with Russ's family, friends and comrades at this painful time.
- Mark Cunningham

Never got the chance to actually meet you :( You will be missed mate - as part of my extending police family you will be missed!! RIP buddy from 6999
- James Wright

My heart felt sympathy to russ's family stand easy brother.
- kirk pickering

My utmost respect and deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of PC Russ Wylie. Rest in peace sir.
- Marc Aldred-Young

RIP , a handsome young man taken far too soon.... my thoughts are with his family and all that knew him xxx
- caroline clarke

such a sad loss of such a young and promising life. RIP Russ
- BJ

Never had the pleasure of meeting Russ, but from what I've heard he was a fantastic officer. My thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues. RIP.
- Ash Jordan

Such a tragic loss, never had the pleasure of working with Russ but from what I've heard from colleagues he was a well respected and trusted officer, an individual that will be greatly missed by many people. My sincere condolences to all his family, friends and close colleagues. May you rest in peace.
- Lee Bates

From all of the Special Constabulary in Humberside, you will be sadly missed and never forgotten! Our thoughts are with you and your family
- Tom Marsden

I never worked alongside Russ but want to pass my condolences to his family and all who very clearly thought so much of him. RIP
- Mat Cooper

Bungle We joined together at 21 & I'm devastated that we won't retire together too, there was never a dull moment with u around & I will truly miss u, U spoke about joining traffic from day one & I'm so proud of u buddy 'not easy is it?' Thoughts are with your fiancé, friends, family & roads policing colleagues at this sad time xxxxx
- Lucy Kevan

Rip russ. I've heard nothing but postitive things about you. May you walk the beat in heaven. Condolences to all your family and friends. And may those closest to you find comfort in the fact you were a brilliant young man.
- clare

Didn't know you, but as a member of the extended family I feel the loss just the same. My thoughts go to your family and friends left behind. Rest in peace mate.
- Mally Armitage SC 6704

Fallen Colleague, I never had the pleasure of working with you or ever knowing you but from the words of the ones that did I think it's safe to say that heaven has gained a true hero and an all round genuine guy. Taken far to young. My heart goes out to all of your loved ones and HP family. RIP 2563, never forgotten xxxx
- Charlotte field

Sincere condolences to all of Russ's a Family, Friends and Colleagues. Only worked briefly with Russ. But I know how popular and respected he was. Dark days, but try to remember with a smile. Take it easy and look out for each other!
- Roger Coo

Russ you were a true gent, thoughts with your family, Such a tragic loss. RIP
- Ant Barker

Never had the pleasure of working with you Russ but all those that have had nothing but good thinks to say about you. The whole of the Humberside family mourns your passing at such a young age deepest condolences to all your family and work colleagues with in the tight knit family of the RPU time to walk that beat in heaven RIP Pc Russ Wylie
- Neil Robson 6050

Russ, you joined after I left so I never knew you personally, but from what I have read about you I feel I know you now. You were taken from life much too early but you were taken doing what you loved and serving your community, and your family and friends will be so proud of you, as I am too. The Police is more than just a job, it's a strong family bond. Rest in peace Russ and one day we will all be re-united and a family again. Sleep well.
- Dave Messer

Such a sad loss..... Thoughts and love goes out to all his family and friends. Sleep peacefully Russ xx
- Sarah

my thoughts and prayers to family, friends and colleagues. such a tragic loss. thinking of you all at this very sad time xx - Amanda Houchen
- Amanda Houchen

Sincere condolences to Pc Wylie's family, fiancée, friends and colleagues. It is clear to see he was a very well respected and much loved team member of Humberside Police. Heartbreaking. Thoughts and prayers with you all. RIP x
- Sue

Russ, it breaks my heart to have to write this, it shouldn't have been your time to go. I just want to thankyou for helping me deal with losing Alf back in December, the same day you lost your dog. You were truly one of life's good eggs and I hope all the people that love you, especially Roxanne and your family, catch up with you again one day. Lots of love Russ, RIP xxx
- Sarah Hoyle

TI've no words of sufficent magnitude. I can only offer my deepest condolences to all who knew and loved Russ.Although that seems somehow very inadequate in the circumstances. Please take care of yourselves and of one another.
- Daz Martin

So sad. RIP xx Love to all of Humberside Roads Policing Officers, thinking of you all! XX
- Julia

remembering friends and family. RIP Russ a brave and trusted officer.
- Doug Wright (Retired GY Traffic Officer )

Russ. You are my friend and you were a trusted colleague, a fellow "brother in arms" within the RPU. You will be greatly missed by everyone, and my heartfelt condolences go out to Roxanne and your Mum and Dad. It was an honour to have known, and served with you. And we will all stand tall and salute you as you off duty for the final time. Sleep well my friend. R.I.P mate
- Andy Stevenson

To all who knew and loved Russ I hope time is kind to you and you find strength to cope. Thinking of you all. Rest In Peace Russ...xxx
- Karen Skelton

I never had the pleasure of working with you, only spoke in passing. It was a pleasure knowing you, time to walk the beat in heaven. Thoughts are with your fiancée, family and friends. Sweet dreams Russ xx
- Katie Styles 6794

A tragic loss of a life taken far too early. My thought go to the family and close colleagues. We only met recently Russ. I salute a fellow officer and motorcyclist. What are the roads like up there??
- Mike Allen

so very sorry to hear the sad news of the tragic death of PC Russ Wylie who was sadly lost while on duty. A very poignant reminder that none of us know when our time is up...we none of us know when our last words have been spoken and the last kiss received. My thoughts are with Russ's family at this terrible time but most of us are in this game because we believe in it and I know that if my name was at the top of this page I would have at least died doin a job I loved! RIP Russ #gonetoosoon
- Chris Thomas

Never worked with Russ but have heard nothing but good about him. My heart goes out to his family, friends and colleagues that did work with him and knew him so well. Such a sad loss to the policing family. RIP PC Russ Wylie.
- Ian Goode

Russ - RIP; you paid the ultimate price, keeping us all safe. I can't imagine what your family are going through - all the special times that will no longer happen - as they grieve for someone so clearly loved and respected.
- Derek Shepherd

May you rest in peace Russ. I do not think our paths crossed on the streets of Humberside, nevertheless, I have read nothing but brilliant comments about you. We have lost a member of our unique family. My thoughts are with your family and friends at this sad time. Rest well brother.
- Ian Hayes

Thoughts are with the family for their loss, god bless, RIP, Pc Russ Wylie.
- Mo Arksey (ex switchboard operater, NCC)

Russy, we joined together and shared many a laugh together. You were so young and never believed in yourself hence naming yourself Bungle! Your catch phrase which we will all remember was 'it's not easy is it!' Always made us all laugh! You used to call me your Police Mam and would come to me for advice on girls and law explanations when you didn't understand! You grew into a fine confident officer who achieved his ultimate goal of traffic, so hats off to you kid, you did well. Stand down now Son, big kisses from your Police Mam xxx
- Rachel Smith

No one can prepare you for a loss but may memories of Russ help his family, friends and colleagues find comfort at this difficult time .. Rest in Peace PC 2563 Russ Wylie ' God bless '
- Sue Stammers TCO 8398

Sleep well Russ , you passing has affected more people than you can ever know. Our thoughts to your family at this terrible time. From Steve and all of our family
- Steve Edwards

So sad. Thoughts are with family and colleagues. There are no words.
- Tony Newiss

Heartfelt sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of a respected officer who lost his life doing what we all (current and retired) joined the job to do. RIP Russ
- Gav Orsborne

Rest in peace. A great loss to the Police family. Your duty done all too soon. My sincere condolence to his friends family and fiancé
- Dave Kennedy

Sincere Condolences to ‘Family, Friends and Colleagues’ of PC Russ Wylie. The day we loose one of our own is a sad and dark day. Our big family mourns together at a tragic loss and its a feeling that is only understood when you are embraced into the family...Your time has come to walk a beat on Heaven's streets...Sleep well Russ
- Darren Kirkwood (@PCDKirkwood)

I never had the pleasure of working with you, but found you to be a lovely, professional officer whenever we spoke. May you rest in piece Russ. Thoughts are with your fiancée and family at this tragic time. Xxx
- Bianca Walker

My friend, my colleague, my brother....and one of the most genuinely nicest blokes I've ever met. It was an honour to have known you and worked with you. You're going to be very sadly missed mate. Very much so. Sleep tight Buddy & God bless. X
- Rob James

So sad, my thoughts are with your family, friends and colleagues in Humberside Police. xx
- Julie

My colleague, my partner, my friend, my brother. You will always be with me Russ as I ride my bike at work. Never forgotten. Rest peacefully now buddy.
- Dave Stivy

Tragic that you were taken so young, you have earned your place in the sky, that blue star shining bright. Good Night Brother
- Darren Bainton 7705

Russ, still can't believe you're gone. A great friend and colleague, I'm honoured to have worked with you. I'll never forget you, team 2 forever mate. RIP roo roo xxxx
- Becky Conlin

My heartfelt condolences to your family, friends and colleagues Russ. You joined as I retired, but you joined a Police Family and followed the traditions of those who went before you. The tributes made by those who did serve with you says it all. Such a tragic loss. Rest in peace.
- Chris Atkins

Our paths never crossed, nevertheless, I've lost a member of a special family.RIP brother, my thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends at this very sad time. Steve Lamb
- Steve Lamb

It was an honour to have known you Russ. You will be greatly missed by all. Rest in peace mate x
- Emmy2543

RIP Officer Russ, condolences to his family and fiancé x
- Suzanne Shoker

RIP Russ you will sadly be missed, such a true gentleman xxxxxxx
- Emma Garner

RIP Russ, so young, so sad, you have done the force proud. I didn't know you but I live in the village of Burstwick and saw the aftermath and helicopter land for you. Fly high and ride heavens streets. Look after your family left on earth until you meet again. I'm so so sorry for the loss xx
- Laura Thomas

Your duty is over mate, stand down and sleep tight. A tragic loss of a young life, Thoughts are with his partner, family, friends and colleagues. A new star shines brightly.
- Sue1280

Russ, it was an honour to work alongside you on IRT as a special constable and it was also an honour to be your Dispatcher. A very professional officer at all times, brilliant at his job and could tell you genuinely cared about your work. We at Humberside have lost a truly great officer and friend. My thoughts are with your close friends, fiancée and family. Words can't describe the sadness and sorrow felt throughout the force right now. May you rest in sweet peace. Xxxx
- Rowena McGowan

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and Russ's fiancee at this very sad and difficult time. R.I.P Russ.
- Albert Johnson

The worlds loss and heavens gain, sweet dreams Russ. Thoughts are with family and friends. Cherish the memories xx
- Krystal Rodgers

RIP Russ, I never had the pleasure of serving with you, but I know many who have. We are all a member of a very big family, being serving officers, or retired. My thoughts go out to you and your family.
- Martin High

At this very sad time thanks for what you did for me you will be missed by all rip mate
- Dave Stephenson

From those of us who were fortunate enough to see out our service. God bless you Russ. You will never be forgotten by those throughout the Police Family. A tragic loss not only to the Police Service but also the people of Humberside who have lost a dedicated, professional Police officer. Out heartfelt condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to your fiancée, family friends and colleagues. RIP 2563
- Humberside Branch - NARPO

A sad loss of an ex colleague. Heartfelt condolences to his family & friends. RIP
- Richard Cawson

Thoughts are with all of his family and friends, such a tragic loss to our own family of officers. RIP Russ x
- Kathy

So sad to hear of the loss of Russ, my white hat was hung up nearly two years ago but my thoughts go out to Russ's fiancée, family, colleagues and friends. Rest in peace.
- Martin Moore

Such a young officer tragic loss thoughts with his loved ones RIP
- David Hind

The loss of Russ is felt deeply by all in the Humberside Police family. Lost whilst serving the public and keeping them safe. Russ's Policing Legacy is how he is thought of as a professional officer a friend to so many and loved by his family. You will Never be Forgotten. Stand down officer.
- Ian Spain

RIP Russ, you will be missed by all who knew you.
- Taff Davies

Russ, you will always be a treasured member of our big police family. Such a sad and great loss to your fiancée, family, friends and colleagues. May you rest in peace mate.x
- Sarah

Rip Russ, god bless and sweet dreams from Darren and Alex Harris xx❤️
- Alex Harris

Although I never had the pleasure of serving with Russ, I know plenty who did and I wish that I had the pleasure. You will be missed by our police family and my thoughts are with yours. May you rest in peace.
- phil Creasey

Russ we joined together on the 10th September 2007 you wanted to be in traffic from day 1. You got your dream job doing what you loved mate. You and Steve and keep each other company and patrol heavens streets. Sleep well mate I will miss you, you crazy fool. Love Mark x
- Mark Baird