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COPS introduces new Head of Operations for the charity

CARE of Police Survivors is delighted to welcome Richard Kotulecki as the first Head of Operations for the charity. This is a new position established by the Trustees to ensure the organisation of the charity and its governance are fit for purpose and that COPS provides the type and level of peer support survivors need. […]

Tributes paid to fallen Humberside Police officer

TRIBUTES have been paid to an “experienced, popular and highly respected” traffic officer who has died at Humberside Police. PC Russ Wylie, a roads policing officer based at Melton, was involved in a road traffic collision near Burstwick on Monday 13 April. The 28-year-old officer was taken by air ambulance to Hull Royal Infirmary after […]

Officers become filthy fundraisers raising cash for COPS

POLICE officers got soaking wet and covered with mud taking part in a Wild Run assault course to raise money for Care of Police Survivors. A total of 30 officers got involved in the event to raise cash for the charity. The run was 6km and involved participants jumping over obstacles and crawling in the […]

Senior police officers asked to pitch in for fundraising forks

SENIOR officers from across the UK are being asked to fill their police stations with forks to help boost morale – and raise cash for COPS. The popular social media site Bullshire Police Federation is asking officers above the inspector rank to buy 12 forks for use at their police stations – and donate £5 […]

Police widows’ pension campaign has ear of First Minister

CARE of Police Survivors has met with the Scottish First Minister to discuss the future of pensions for police widows and widowers. Christine Fulton, COPS Co-founder, met Nicola Sturgeon (right) to discuss the injustice of bereaved partners losing their pensions if they go on to remarry or cohabit. However, this may change after an announcement from […]