Inspector

Louis Clandon HOOK

YEAR OF DEATH

1967

JURISDICTION

Northern Territory

DETAILS OF DEATH

Lou Hook joined the Northern Territory Police on 9 June 1937 resigned on 13 March 1947 and rejoined on 13 October 1947. He served in Brock’s Creek Darwin and Alice Springs. Inspector Hook was awarded the Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal in March 1965 and became a Member of the Royal Victorian Order awarded following a Royal Tour in March 1963. Returning from station inspections Inspector Hook was involved in a motor vehicle accident near Pine Creek. He died of the massive injuries he received in the accident. Hook Road in Darwin is named after the Inspector.

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