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COPS support for police widows’ pension campaign

CARE of Police Survivors is supporting the campaign to assure all police widows and widowers pensions for life. As a charity whose purpose is to support Survivors, we believe that success in this campaign will be for their benefit. Denis Gunn, National President of COPS, said: “As the number of signatories on Kate Hall’s petition […]

“Sincere thanks to you all for your effort and commitment”

CARE of Police Survivors Head of Operations has updated all survivors on the consultation that took place during the summer. In an open letter Richard Kotulecki also thanks all the people that have volunteered to organise and attend events on the charity’s behalf. Click here/see below for the full letter.

Memorial fund set up in honour of PC David Phillips

A MEMORIAL fund has been set up in honour of Merseyside PC David Phillips. To donate, you can either text DAVE01 £10 (or whatever amount you want to give) to 70070. You can also donate online at Dave’s family will decide how the money will be spent.

COPS ready to support family of Merseyside officer

CARE of Police Survivors is ready to provide support to the family of PC David Phillips when they are ready, the charity’s co-founder has said. The Merseyside Police officer was killed in the early hours of 5 October while on duty after being hit by a pick-up truck. Christine Fulton, co-founder of COPS, said the charity […]

Officer murder: A desolate day for Merseyside Police

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Merseyside Police officer who was murdered as he tried to stop a vehicle from getting away. PC Dave Phillips, who was married with two young children, was killed as a red Mitsubishi pick-up mounted a central reservation along the A5139 in Wallasey at 2:10am on the morning of 5 […]

Partners of officers killed on duty in Scotland will keep pensions

WIDOWS and widowers of police officers and firefighters killed on duty in Scotland will now receive their deceased partners’ pension for life even if they remarry or move in with a new partner. The Scottish Government confirmed that the changes would also apply to those husbands, wives or civil partners of police officers or firefighters […]