Constable 1st Class Kevin John COULSON

Motor Vehicle Accident/Injuries


2 February, 1980


On 30 January, 1960 Constable Coulson was riding a police solo motor cycle to Newcastle Police Station to commence his rostered shift. En route the cycle was involved in a collision with another vehicle and the constable sustained serious injuries. As a result he was discharged from the police force medically unfit. During the next twenty years former Constable Coulson’s health continued to deteriorate until he passed away on 2 February, 1980. His death was a direct result of the injuries received in the collision in 1960.


The constable was born in 1931 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 10 August, 1953. At the time of the accident he was a solo cyclist attached to the Special Traffic Patrol.