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Officers 'make my day' as Det Con 48 reports for duty

Terminally-ill pensioner fulfills childhood dream to join force.

One of us: Margaret Thornton (centre) with Northumbria Police nurse Shaleen (left) and Chief Superintendent Sarah Pitt

One of us: Margaret Thornton (centre) with Northumbria Police nurse Shaleen (left) and Chief Superintendent Sarah Pitt

Date - 14th April 2019
By - Hermione Wright
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A terminally-ill pensioner working her way through an action-packed bucket list has fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a detective.   Loveable Margaret Thornton grew up wishing she could solve Northumbria’s toughest crimes, and...
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