National Police Memorial Day


The Gurney Fund has paid tribute to the thousands of officers who have lost their lives in duty, at the annual National Police Memorial Day in Cardiff. Tim Packham, Chair of Trustees, who attended the ceremony on Sunday (24 September) said: “It is important to us to be here to remember the fallen.  “At the […]

Why Support the Fund? Ask Someone Who Knows


An Avon and Somerset Police officer who lost his wife, a fellow officer, said that The Gurney Fund had been “a massive help” to his family and had allowed his children to lead a normal life. PC Ben Blackmore, who works in neighbourhood policing in Bristol, began his career with Thames Valley Police before moving […]

Making a Difference in Real Life


A medically retired police officer has spoken about how much The Gurney Fund has helped her daughter play the sports she loves. Cassie Morgan retired from Devon & Cornwall Police in 2019 through ill health, after being diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, an auto-immune disorder. She said: “I was getting very poorly and when I retired […]

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