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PC Dave Phillips’s name added to Roll of Honour

THE name of PC Dave Phillips has been added to The National Police Memorial in London. PC Phillips died on duty on October 5 this year. Meanwhile the officer’s Memorial Fund is approaching £300,000. 

Top marks for Tyler thanks to memorial fund

CONGRATULATIONS to Tyler Stoodley, son of Avon and Somerset Police officer Kevin Stoodley, who passed his driving test after having lessons paid for by the Jim McNulty Memorial Fund. Tyler (pictured) said: “Driving lessons and tests are very expensive and as an apprentice plumber isn’t something I can afford to do on an apprentice wage […]

COPS consults Survivors on charity’s future direction

THE help and support Care of Police Survivors offers the relatives of fallen police officers both now and in the future will be shaped by the results of our recent consultation. COPS launched a survey over the Summer of 2015 with the aim of better understanding the needs of Survivors and whether – and how […]

Remember the dangers all officers face

IT has been a very busy autumn for the COPS team organising and attending various events throughout the country, and a time during which COPS has received a lot of publicity. We have all been terribly saddened by the death of PC David Phillips, of Merseyside Police. I was privileged to attend PC Phillips’ funeral […]