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Care of Police Survivors diary dates for 2015!

WANT to know what is happening with Care of Police Survivors in 2015? What meetings are occurring when? What weekends are available for survivors? COPS has published its diary dates for 2015, which include weekends for survivor parents, children, spouses and siblings. Click here/see below for full list of dates.

New COPS President reflects on a changing year

AS WE approach Christmas and the New Year, I want to wish you all a calm and peaceful festive period. I realise that for many of you Christmas will never be what it used to be. For some of you it may even be the hardest part of the year but I hope happy memories […]

Widows’ pension campaign moves toward Parliament

A CAMPAIGN to grant the widows and widowers of fallen police officers their spouse’s pension if they remarry or cohabit gathers pace – and has moved to Parliament. MPs heard from a group of surviving widows how the current rules force those fortunate enough to form new relationships after the death of a husband or […]

Police forces give COPS long-term financial boost

THE long-term future of Care of Police Survivors has been given a sizeable boost thanks to forces and the work of Chief Constable Chris Sims. Forty forces have committed to donating £2,000 each, every year for the next three years – at least – to enable the charity to continue to do its vital work. The […]