NARPO represents the interests of more than 86,000 former police officers of all ranks and their widows, widowers and former partners. Its primary concern is to promote measures for the welfare of members with particular regard to pensions. In promoting those aims it takes a general interest in all issues affecting the health and wellbeing of retired people in society.
As a member of the Public Service Pensioners Council, the National Pensioners Convention and AGE, the European Platform for Older People, NARPO has close associations with several charities supporting both the police and older people.
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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.
Deputy Chief Executive
Sarah Chuimana is the first executive who has not served as a police officer prior to being appointed to the NARPO management team. Previously Director General of a trade association, she has worked in both the private and public sectors at Board level and has an interest in mental health and wellbeing issues.
The National Association of Retired Police Officers is a member organisation founded in 1919 with more than 86,000 members in England and Wales.
National Association of Retired Police Officers
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NARPO welcome the release of the Pension Ombudsman determination in the case of retired firefighter Mr Milne in the dispute regarding commutation factors.
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.