Patrick Leslie CARNEY
( late of the Gold Coast QLD & Waucope NSW )
aka Pat, Coons
New South Wales Police Force – Resigned
Regd. # 17347
NSW Police Cadet # 3097
Rank: NSW Police Cadet – commenced 3 February 1975
Probationary Constable – appointed 29 August 1976
Senior Constable – appointed 29 August 1985
Final Rank: Senior Constable – Resigned
Stations: Sutherland, Wollongong, Unanderra, P.S.U. – Wollongong
Service: 3 February 1975 to ? ? 1990 = 14+ years Service
Awards: National Medal – granted 27 August 1992 ( Former SenCon )
Born: Thursday 29 August 1957
Age: 46 yrs 2 mths 12 days
Died on: Monday 10 November 2003
Cause: Suicide – Hanging
Funeral date: Monday 17 November 2003
Funeral location: Wauchope, NSW
Funeral location 2: Gold Coast, Qld
Buried at: Wauchope Cemetery, NSW
PAT is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
Pat was born and bred in Wauchope, NSW, and joined the New South Wales Police Force via the Police Cadet system, aged 16, and commenced at the Redfern Police Academy on the 3 February 1975 and was assigned Cadet # 3097.
After the Police Academy, Pat was stationed at various locations including Sutherland. He was later transferred to Wollongong General Duties and also performed duties at Unanderra as part of the District Foot Patrol.
Pat was a funny bastard and always up for a practical joke. He was also a great footballer, playing in the NSW Police Football competition and playing for Wollongong District.
He served his final years back at Wollongong in the Prisoner Security Unit ( PSU ) until his resignation in 1990.
Two funeral Services were held for Pat. One in his old home town of Waucope, NSW, where he was laid to rest and the second was held on the Gold Coast where Pat resided.
Pat was born on the 29 August 1957.