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Police officer who died 150 years ago remembered

THE anniversary of a police officer who died over 150 years ago aged 40 has been remembered by West Midlands Police. It is believed that PC Moses Barber was the first Birmingham city officer to die whilst in service in 1853. His name also features during local ghost walks as it is thought that he […]

Young Survivors can gain support from Winston’s Wish

COPS has partnered with Winston’s Wish to provide counselling support for families bereaved by the loss of their Police Officer. The partnership means that all COPS families with children aged up to 18 will be able to access the full Winston’s Wish support programme, irrespective of the manner of the Police Officer’s death.

Author’s Crime Squad book raises cash for COPS

FORMER Police Officer and Bestselling Author Mike Pannett has written a memoir featuring ‘Britain’s Most Dangerous Man’ – and 10% of royalties will go to Care of Police Survivors. Mike is the bestselling author of five books about his life as a police officer in rural Yorkshire that have so far sold over 300,000 paperbacks/hardbacks and […]

Intrepid cyclists raise £2,500 for COPS on epic US journey

TWO intrepid cyclists have ridden down the entire west coast of America to raise money for Care of Police Survivors. Insp Lou Provart and retired Insp Carol Congreve, from Norfolk Constabulary, set off on the 1,812 mile journey at the US-Canada border on 18 April – and reached the Mexican border 29 days later. They […]