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Mutual admiration with COPS donation from Unity Tour

POLICE Mutual in Lichfield has presented Care of Police Survivors (COPS) with a cheque for £2,196. The money was raised by colleagues across the Police Mutual Group during the Police Unity Tour UK. COPS would like to say a big thank you to everyone involved with raising the money, especially staff member Anthony Wilson, who […]

Fallen officers remembered at National Police Memorial Day

SCOTLAND’S First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hailed the “incredible bravery” of officers as she opened this year’s National Police Memorial Day in Edinburgh. Ms Sturgeon was among 1,200 police officers of all ranks, politicians and families of fallen officers who attended the 12th annual service on Sunday 27 September. Denis Gunn, President of Care of Police […]

Memorial Garden opened to remember PC Ian Terry

A MEMORIAL Garden has been opened to remember Greater Manchester Police officer Ian Terry. On 4 September 2015, family, friends and colleagues stood shoulder to shoulder to remember Ian as the garden was unveiled. It is outside the force’s firearms training complex at Claytonbrook, Manchester.

Police family gathers for Scottish Memorial Service

CHIEF Constable Sir Stephen House and officers of all ranks joined survivors at the Scottish Police College on Wednesday 2 September for the annual Scottish Police Memorial Service. Also there were representatives of the Scottish Government – Justice minister Michael Matheson  - and pictured laying a wreath is Niven Rennie, President of the Association of Scottish Police […]

Survivor Sue Bishop fondly remembered by COPS family

THE Care of Police Survivors family has been saddened to learn of the death of survivor Sue Bishop. Sue’s husband Acting Essex Sgt Brian ‘Bill’ Bishop was murdered on duty in 1984. Sue is pictured here with Essex Police Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh.