Keith Palmer Photos: Must-See Pictures Of London Officer


The London Police officer who was stabbed to death in the London terror attack on Wednesday, March 22 has been identified as PC Keith Palmer. Palmer was one of five people killed in the attack, which took place just outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Police said 40 other people were wounded.


What Happened?

An attack began on the Westminster Bridge near Parliament in London Wednesday afternoon. The unknown assailant, who was misidentified as British-born radical Abu Izzadeen, drove his car into a crowd of pedestrians. The attacker then drove his car into a gate at Parliament before jumping out and attacking people with a machete, including Palmer.
Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said during a press conference that the 48-year-old Palmer was a husband and father who served in the Metropolitan Police force for 15 years. He was a part of the “parliamentary and diplomatic protection command,” Rowley said.


According to the BBC, Tobias Ellwood, the Foreign Office Minister and a Member of Parliament, was seen trying to save Palmer’s life. Ellwood, a former officer in the British Army, performed mouth-t-mouth resuscitation to try to save Palmer.

Who Was PC Keith Palmer?

Keith Palmer, a 48-year-old husband and father who served in the Metropolitan Police force for 15 years, was a part of the “parliamentary and diplomatic protection command.” He was killed in the terror attack on Parliament on Wednesday, March 22.

Police Officer Killed In Parliament Attack Identified As PC Keith Palmer
Police Officer Killed In Parliament Attack Identified As PC Keith Palmer
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