Radio Jackie News banner

107.8 Radio Jackie - Bulletins aired each hour



Thursday, 28 January 2021

A 52 year old police officer based at Staines has died from Covid-19.

Surrey Police has announced the death of Sean Amey who passed away in hospital on Sunday.

Mr Amey had been a detention officer with the force for 20 years after serving in the navy in the early part of his career.

Surrey Police says “at this sad time, our thoughts are with his wife, Dawn and his sons Callum and Euan.”

From Staines custody team B to detention officer Sean Amey:

The names Mr Custody and - with your naval history - Uncle Albert have been used to describe you. I can think of no greater accolade to give you as it fits your persona so well.

You were a larger than life character, always ready with a story to tell (whether we wanted to hear it or not) and a love for Greggs Bakery that could only be rivalled by your love for Dawn and your boys. As a mentor you helped mould many a custody sergeant and detention officer alike during your service, and supported many colleagues through stressful times in your role as a Unison rep. Colleagues and ‘customers’ alike knew you and warmed to you, due to your unflappable and approachable manner. An example that many of us will continue to follow.

In the wake of the tragic news of your passing Terry, Chloe, Sarah, Jo, Stella, Marc, Hassan, Lucy and I are leading by your example and are extending our support to Dawn, Callum and Euan as we know you would do to any one of our families. This was a heart-warming trait that you demonstrated daily, extending compassion, a listening ear and your thoughts with anyone who needed them.

Sean, while the team are lost for words, I know that this is something that you would find funny as you very rarely were! While the corridors of custody will remain busy, they will be forevermore a quieter place to walk without your voice and presence.

Rest in Peace our dear friend.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:15 pm  

Top of Radio Jackie News page here.

RJ Home button

One of many reasons why we are so useful to South West London... our very own news team bringing you stories that are relevant to you and your area.
If you have a press release or would like to send in news then pop off an e-mail to [email protected]

radio Jackie News Twitter
Follow Jackie News at twitter.com/jackie_news.

Listen to Jackie's latest News and Travel
Radio Jackie Latest News  Radio Jackie Latest Travel
News Team - - Local news 24 hours a day

news reader
Lucy Mayer
Lucy is the News and Travel Editor. Find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Luke Williams
Luke spends his free time playing synthesisers and watching old sitcoms. Journalism helps remind him of the 21st century.

news reader
Chloe Norman
Chloe presents both news and travel - find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Alex Loveridge
Alex loves watching tennis at Surbiton and Wimbledon and also plays a bit too. He swims at Richmond, but not in the Thames.

news reader
Mike Oban
Mike enjoys playing and watching sports and is a budding football coach.

news reader
Jacqui Kerr
Jacqui enjoys all sports and has had a go at most! She loves talking, current affairs, music, and walking her polar-bear-sized dog.

news reader
David Walker
David´s philosophy is you only live once so go out and grab every opportunity no matter how small.

news reader
Sharmeen Ziauddin
Sharmeen lives in Worcester Park and loves lie-ins, kittens, books, politics, make-up and anything with sugar in it, but hates Monday mornings with a vengeance.

news reader
John Beesley
John lives in Hounslow. He enjoys beer and singing with barbershop quartets and choruses, though not necessarily in that order.

news reader
Emily Dexter
Emily is creative and has wide-ranging interests.

news reader
Amelia Beltrao
Amelia thinks living in New Malden definitely has its benefits: she gets the shops and beautiful riverside from Kingston, can walk her dogs on the common and visit the tennis in Wimbledon, as well as having a great range of Asian culture and cuisines on her high street.

news reader
Abby Chitty
Abby is from Southfields and her favourite band of all time is The Killers.

news reader
Nick Ellerby
Back in the UK after six years in Brazil, Nick is missing the sun. He's a big fan of cricket, stand-up comedy and all things radio.

news reader
Katie Waple
Katie presents both news and travel - find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Michael Maitland-Jones
Michael enjoys reading, swimming and playing songs on guitar.

news reader
Annie Smith
Annie grew up in Molesey. You can often find her cycling (badly) along the tow path by the river in Kingston or walking her dog Scout in Bushy Park.