NARPO represents the interests of in excess of 81,000 former police officers of all ranks and their widows, widowers and former partners. Our primary concern is to promote measures for the welfare of our members with particular regard to pensions. In promoting those aims we take a general interest in all issues affecting the health and well being of older people in society.
We are active members of the Public Service Pensioners Council, the National Pensioners Convention and AGE, the European Platform for Older People. In addition we have close associations with several charities supporting both the police and older people.
NARPO are in a position to comment on a range of issues, not only pensions, from the perspective of the older person. We are in a particularly informed position to comment on policing and police related issues from the position of both former practitioners and current users of the service.
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Clint was appointed Chief Executive in September 2009.
Clint Elliott QPM is a former police officer having served with the Cleveland Constabulary for over 30 years. He is a former General Secretary of the Police Federation and was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive with the National Association of Retired Police Officers in March 2006.
Deputy Chief Executive
Steve Edwards is a former police officer having served 30 years with the Lancashire Constabulary. He is a former Chairman of the Lancashire Constabulary Police Federation Joint Branch Board. He retired from the service in 2008 and was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive at the National Association of Retired Police Officers in June 2009.
The National Association of Retired Police Officers is a member organisation founded in 1919 with in excess of 76000 members in England and Wales.
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The President of NARPO Ian Potter has described the release of the notorious police killer Harry Roberts, who was jailed for life for murdering three unarmed officers in Shepherd's Bush, West London, in 1966 as ‘a disgrace and an insult to the families of the victims and yet another demonstration of how this Government have scant regard for policing in this country.’
NARPO calls for "careful consideration" over police pensions.
At a time when the Government are cutting back on public services and relying on the private sector to meet the challenges of providing services to the Community in many of those areas where the public sector cut backs have reduced services, the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) believes, the news that G4S have failed to meet their target for security personnel at the Olympic Games must leave us all concerned about the future.
The National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) has been watching with interest the recent developments in policing and was surprised not only at the Home Secretary’s choice of candidate for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary (HMCIC) but also at the comment that he was head and shoulders above any other candidate.
The National Association of Retired Police Officers has expressed its disappointment at plans announced by the Chancellor to scrap age-related tax allowance for pensioners.