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New UK Memorial: “Permanent names will be included”

THE names of fallen police officers will be included on the new UK Police Memorial, it has been announced. In a statement, the UK Police Memorial said that “following a meeting of the UKPM Trustees today, March 14th, we are pleased to confirm, by unanimous agreement, the decision that permanent names will be included on […]

Open Letter To Trustees Of Police Arboretum Memorial Trust

WE, THE families of the UK’s police officers who have lost their lives while on duty, have waited many years for a fitting memorial to honour our officers. It was with great anticipation  that we looked forward to the official launch of the proposed new memorial. In general terms the design has been well accepted but […]

New address, new staff, new Trustees.

THE start of spring traditionally signals the arrival of the new. And, coincidentally, during the spring we will have some new arrivals at COPS – we have a new office, we have new staff and we are recruiting new trustees.

Survivors sought to become Trustees of COPS charity

CARE of Police Survivors is looking to appoint two Survivors as Trustees to join the Board of Trustees In December 2015, we adopted a three-year strategic plan (Caring for Police Survivors, Strategic Plan 2016-2018). There are some fundamental aspects to this plan and new Trustees are sought who can contribute to the debate about the direction […]

London calling for last few spots on Police Unity Tour

THE UK Police Unity Tour is looking for a final few members of the Police Family to join its London chapter for the annual bike ride in aid of Care of Police Survivors. This year the tour has rides starting in Norfolk, Leicestershire, Scotland and Wales, all concluding at the COPS Service of Remembrance at […]

COPS statement on proposals for National Police Memorial

POLICE officers across the UK risk their lives every day to keep people safe and very sadly some make the ultimate sacrifice. When they do, it is vital that the nation remembers them and also the loved ones they leave behind. The initial designs for a new National UK Memorial to honour fallen police officers […]