A Scot who was functioning as a cop in Australia has kicked the bucket working while at the same time pursuing a suspect.
Mike Cursiter, 53, who was initially from Orkney, was associated with a foot interest for Western Australia Police when he fell a week ago.
The dad of-two emigrated from Aberdeen to the Perth region of Australia in 2013 with his accomplice Evelyn.
He initially joined what was then Grampian Police in 1998 however later turned into an official for Western Australia Police.
The north east part of the Retired Police Officers’ Association Scotland told individuals in an accolade: “Mike regularly delighted in being engaged with the bleeding edge.
“He got engaged with a foot interest to get a suspect. Unfortunately, be that as it may, during or soon after this episode, Mike fell and hence kicked the bucket.”
‘We are crushed’
The assertion added: “He was just 53 years old yet passed on dynamic assistance, managing a responsibility he dominated at.”
His girls, Bailie and Brogan Cursiter, said in a recognition via web-based media: “This has come as an immense stun to us all of us we’re actually attempting to handle it.
“Despite the fact that he was not with us in Scotland we will miss him consistently.”
They added: “There are countless recollections that were still to come yet we realize he will consistently be with us. We are for the most part shattered and our universes will never go back.”