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Our 2020 Vision

SURVIVORS have steered the progress we have made as a charity in the last 18 months. In the coming months, I will be asking you to once again take part in a wide ranging consultation – this time adjusting your foresight to perfect 2020 vision. In summer 2015, we conducted an in-depth consultation to understand […]

Ready For A Busy Year

I USED to think that the winter months were a relatively quiet time for our charity, with most events taking place in Spring, Summer and Autumn. I can, however, assure you I was wrong, for the past few weeks have been far from quiet with a great deal of preparatory work going on behind the […]

‘Paul Will Be Greatly Missed By All Of Us’

MERSEYSIDE Police PC Paul Briggs sadly died on 21 January, 18 months after suffering serious injuries in a collision. Paul joined Merseyside Police in 2004, following in his father’s footsteps by choosing a career in policing after leaving the Army.His first posting was in Wallasey. From there, Paul joined the Roads Policing Unit in 2007.

Dave Phillips Memorial walk to raise money for COPS

A MERSEYSIDE police officer will walk 65.54 miles in 24 hours to raise money for Care of Police Survivors. PC Mark Hobin and his wife Leanne are taking on the challenge in memory of Merseyside PC Dave Phillips, whose collar number was 6554. The event will take place on Saturday 25 March, when the pair will […]

Police Charities Join Forces

Police charities united this week to improve access for officers and their loved ones. More than 20 organisations attended the Police Charities UK launch, signalling their commitment to work in partnership and share best practice to provide the best support possible to the wider policing ‘family.’ A new website was also unveiled: www.policecharitiesuk.org , which will […]

Dave Phillips Memorial Walk

On Saturday 25th March 2017, Mark and Leanne Hobin will attempt to walk 65.54 miles in memory of PC Dave Phillips and they need you.  They are looking for a total of 300 people to join them 6-mile leg of their walk around Merseyside, where PC Phillips served as an officer. Mark said: “…6554 was […]

COPS People News

Survivor Trustees and COPS Council In the last couple of weeks we have been asking Survivors to consider joining the Board of Trustees. In the next few days, we will also be asking Survivors to consider joining the COPS Council. If you would like to be considered for either of these roles, please do get […]