Former Dundee City and Tayside Police officer David Melville has died after a short illness.
Mr Melville, who was 80, was born in Dundee and attended St Joseph’s Primary and St John’s High School.
He saw national service with the Royal Army Medical Corps from 1948-1949 then worked with a Dundee rubber company until 1955.
He joined Dundee City Police in 1955 and worked on the Kirkton, Mid Craigie and city centre beats.
He moved to traffic in 1969 staying there until he retired in 1985 and was promoted to sergeant.
Mr Melville’s son Brian joined Tayside Police in 1982 and grandson David also joined in 2005.
They are still both serving officers with the force.
Mr Melville was also a member of Fairfield Bowling Club and Dundee Indoor Bowling Club.
He is survived by wife Lavinia and the late Agnes, sons David and Brian, and grandchildren Gordon, Craig, David and Fiona.