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‘We have lost one of our own as he acted to protect the public’

TRIBUTES have been paid to Met Police officer PC Keith Palmer – who died on duty in London protecting Parliament from a terrorist attack. PC Keith Palmer – a member of the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command – was 48 years old, had 15 years’ service and was a husband and a father. “He was […]

Leicestershire Police pays tribute to ‘dedicated bobby’

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Leicestershire Police officer who has died on duty. PC Austin Jackson, 38, was taken ill and died at work on 16 March. He joined the force in 2007 and leaves behind his wife and four children. Chief Constable Simon Cole said: “Austin was always a professional and well-liked police […]

‘I Knew I Wouldn’t Be Alone’

A TEENAGER has told how COPS helped him rebuild his own shattered life after his police officer father died. Nathan Dent’s father, the Met’s PC Chris Dent, died on duty on 22 April 2009, aged just 36. PC Dent left behind his wife and three children. Nathan was just 10 at the time. “When my […]

Our Super Supporters: Dynamic Duo

Hardip Atwal has been a Special Constable in Scotland for 12 years. Graham Smith has 19 years’ police service and works in Police Scotland’s Serious Crime Division. Together, they have raised thousands of pounds for COPS. Q. Thank you for all you do in support of COPS. How did you first hear about COPS and what […]