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“Don’t make police widows choose between love and money”

THOUSANDS of people have signed a petition calling on Home Secretary Theresa May to allow widows of police officers who die in service to keep their spouse’s pension if they remarry or cohabit. The campaign – which has the support of Care of Police Survivors – follows on from a decision in Northern Ireland to […]

Unforgettable memories from Washington Police Week

AS WE stepped off the plane in Washington DC for Police Week, a guard of honour was lined up to greet us, writes survivor Sue Pyke (pictured front left). It was the first time I had ever been to Washington DC and it was a trip that had filled me with excitement and nerves. I […]

Sue Brace: An eventful four years as COPS’ President

IN THE last four years as president of Care of Police Survivors, the charity has developed at an incredible speed. Sadly our survivors have increased as officers continue to die on duty. But we are also welcoming new survivors from past deaths who have become aware of COPS. These past 12 months I feel has […]

COPS Christmas cards on sale!

THE 2014 Care of Police Survivors Christmas cards are available to buy from the online shop, priced from £4.50. This year’s designs include two classic festive scenes and a helpful police officer giving directions to Father Christmas. As ever, proceeds go towards COPS, supporting the families and relatives of police officers who have died on […]