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Tears and laughter as fallen police officers remembered

THERE was emotion and humour as police officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice were remembered by their family and friends at the Care of Police Survivors (COPS) Annual Service of Remembrance. Surviving family members and serving police officers gathered at the National Memorial Arboretum on Sunday July 26 to pay respects to officers who […]

Police Unity Tour raises £75,000 for Care of Police Survivors

A MAGNIFICENT £75,000 was raised by this year’s Police Unity Tour for Care of Police Survivors. The 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 lives on duty. Pictured is the cheque presentation at […]

‘Remember your officer with a smile’

SURVIVORS will be arriving for our annual weekend of ‘healing, love and life renewed’ from Friday 24 July. The COPS Survivors’ Weekend brings together families from all over the UK to gain support and comfort from the only people who can truly say, “I understand”. It’s not a sad weekend, although it can be emotional […]

Not long until COPS biggest ever Service of Remembrance

The 13th annual COPS Service of Remembrance will take place on Sunday 26 July at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The service is the culmination of our Survivors’ Weekend and brings together the families of our fallen officers, along with representatives from throughout the police family. The day will begin at 10.15am with the […]

Finding out how we can best meet your needs

I have been with COPS now for seven weeks. During this time it has been a genuine pleasure to meet (sometimes only by phone or email) many wonderful people who have combined over many years to make COPS the special charity that it is. I know that I still have many more such people to […]

Police Unity Tour 2015 will be the biggest ever

APPROXIMATELY 120 bike riders from London and the South East have signed up for this year’s UK Police Unity Tour. Cyclists will ride to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire under the slogan “we ride for those who died”. This year’s event promises to be bigger than ever as officers join from around the country. […]

Kids zip off at 100mph to raise more COPS cash

CHILDREN of fallen officers will take on the largest zip wire in Europe in their latest efforts to raise vital funds for the charity. In the next ‘Kids Of COPS’ challenge, the group will tackle the zip wire in Snowdonia – soaring down the hills at speeds up to 100mph. The mile-long zip wire – […]