PC Keith Palmer, GM

PC Keith Palmer

Special Announcement The Police Memorial Trust can now confirm publicly for the first time that we are to place the Nation’s memorial to P.C Keith Palmer, GM, at the Palace of Westminster later this year. Shortly after the terrible events of the 22nd of  March 2017 the PMT met with P.C Palmer’s family to discuss our planed tribute. They have … Read More

Memorial to murdered police officer unveiled in Richmond

A memorial to a North Yorkshire Police officer who was murdered in 1977 has been unveiled in Richmond. The plaque, in memory of  25-year-old PC Norman Garnham, was provided by the Police Memorial Trust and is placed on the courtyard wall of The Green Howards’ Museum in the town centre. PC Garnham was the first North Yorkshire Police officer to … Read More

Refurbishment of the United Kingdom’s National Police Memorial

The Police Memorial Trust are pleased to reveal the commencement of the refurbishment of the United Kingdom’s National Police Memorial. Having been designed by the world renowned architect Lord Foster the National Police Memorial was opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 26th of April 2005. It stands on Cambridge Green at the junction of The Mall and Horse Guards … Read More

Trust Invited to Firefighers Memorial Service

Mrs. Winner lays the Trust’s wreath at the Firefighters National Memorial

Increasingly forgotten, as time passes, is the fact that prior to the formation of the National Fire Service in August 1941 Fire Brigades were operated by the Police Service. Local authorities realised that in disciplined and trained police officers they had the opportunity to ask them to perform dual roles as both crime and fire fighters, thus providing protection against … Read More