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“Read all about it!” – Police stories, poems in aid of COPS

AN anthology of stories by police officers from the UK and abroad has been published to raise money for Care of Police Survivors. “Uncuffed”, is a selection of stories, poems, observations and comments, published by Paul Anthony, a retired counter terrorism detective from Cumbria and author of crime thrillers. Contributors include West Yorkshire Police’s Insp Simon […]

Service pays tribute to “ultimate sacrifice” of hero officers

TEARS were shed as surviving family members and serving police officers gathered at the National Memorial Arboretum on Sunday July 20 to remember officers who have fallen in the line of duty. The emotional annual Care of Police Survivors (COPS) Service of Remembrance in Staffordshire was attended by more than 500 people. Events took place […]

Super cyclists raise £40,000 on COPS’ Police Unity Tour

THIS year’s Police Unity Tour has raised a “brilliant” £40,000 for Care of Police Survivors – with organisers hoping to raise even more in 2015. Super cyclists rode 170 miles over three days – from London to Staffordshire – to raise money for the charity, which supports the families of officers who have lost their […]

Survivors’ Weekend – Preparing to remember together

WHERE does the time go? It will very shortly be our annual Survivors Weekend – a very special time of year, writes Heather Cooper, chair of the COPS’ Survivor Committee. Members of the committee have been really busy organising and planning for the event so that it runs smoothly so that everyone is able to […]

Emotional weekend will remember fallen police officers

MORE than 500 relatives of police officers killed in the line of duty and representatives from forces across the UK will gather for the annual Care of Police Survivors Service of Remembrance on Sunday 20 July. During the emotional service at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, the Roll of Honour of the eight police […]