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Campaign continues to allow widows police pensions for life

A DELEGATION of police survivors has been to Parliament to lobby MPs into securing better pension rights for the partners of police officers who died on duty. Widows and widowers from across the UK made the trip to the House of Commons on Wednesday 26 Oct. They are led by Kate Hall who has been campaigning for […]

Thames Valley Police pays tribute to ‘iconic’ officer

THAMES Valley Police has paid tribute to DC Joe Mabuto, who collapsed and died at Milton Keynes Police Station on Tuesday 27 September. He collapsed and sadly could not be resuscitated. He is survived by his wife and two young children, who seek comfort from their extended family members in the UK and Zimbabwe.

COPS welcomes an Information and Communication Coordinator

ANN-Marie Leighton will be joining COPS from 1 November, as the new Information and Communication Coordinator. Ann-Marie joins the charity from the Roundhouse Trust in London, an organisation that uses the arts to engage with young people. She has also worked for Red Letter Days and has solid experience of creating and managing communications to […]

COPS disappointment at Police Memorial names decision

STATEMENT from Care of Police Survivors following the announcement by the Police Arboretum Memorial Trust regarding names on the UK Police Memorial. COPS expresses its disappointment at the decision. Click here/see below for full statement.

Hampshire Police launches memorial to fallen colleagues

THE names of 61 Hampshire Constabulary officers who have died on duty were read out as they were remembered at the official launch of the force’s Police Memorial. Families and friends of fallen officers joined serving officers of all ranks and chief officers past and present as the Memorial was officially unveiled in the sunshine […]