PC Steve Rawson joined Hampshire Police as a staff controller in March 1996, the force said, and worked at the Netley control room until 2003.
He became a PC on March 3, 2003, serving at Hedge End for four years, undertaking several different roles as a uniform officer.
He then transferred to Hampshire's Major Investigation Team (HMIT) in April 2007, where "he was a valued member of the team contributing to multiple successful investigations".
PC Rawson was an integral member of HMIT. He was a well respected, larger than life character who was dedicated to his job. He will be deeply missed by his all who knew him.”
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