DCC Hanstock awarded Queen’s Police Medal in 2021 New Year Honours List

DCC Adrian Hanstock

The Deputy Chief Constable of the British Transport Police (BTP) has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal (QPM) in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2021 New Year Honours for his substantial contribution to UK policing over a 37-year career and his unwavering focus on keeping more than 3 billion . . . → Read More: DCC Hanstock awarded Queen’s Police Medal in 2021 New Year Honours List

New Entry in the Virtual Bookshelf

Today, we have a new book on our virtual bookshelf, just a reminder that we already have quite a collection on the shelf, but we are always looking for new entries.

 

Operation Cabinet

OPERATION CABINET – The Inside Story

by Paul Kenyon

Paul Kenyon tells the . . . → Read More: New Entry in the Virtual Bookshelf

Season’s Greetings

Okay, so perhaps not so merry a Christmas this year, but nevertheless a seasonal greeting from all of us at the BTPHG 🌲. And let’s look forward to a much happier New Year!

Lucy D’Orsi announced as new BTP Chief Constable

DAC Lucy D’Orsi

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) have announced that Lucy D’Orsi has been appointed as Chief Constable of the British Transport Police (BTP). She will take up her appointment early in the New Year.

Lucy is currently the Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) for Specialist . . . → Read More: Lucy D’Orsi announced as new BTP Chief Constable

Remembrance Day 2014

As we approach November 11th – a reminder of when BTPHG marked the Centenary of the start of the Great War in 2014.

Here are a set of images, prepared by Viv Head, from some of the events around the country and the visit to Ypres to lay wreaths at . . . → Read More: Remembrance Day 2014

We Will Remember Them

As we approach Remembrance Sunday it is time to reflect on those RDC officers who were killed during the conflicts, either overseas or on duty.

A reminder that we have the Roll of Honour pages detailing those officers.

This year the Covid-19 pandemic means that the Royal British Legion will . . . → Read More: We Will Remember Them

Website Updates!

A bit of a bumper month for new content on the website, so time for our occasional reminder that in the ‘Pages’ column to the right of the screen we have a link called ‘Website Updates’. Unsurprisingly this links to the Website Updates page. If you are a regular visitor to the . . . → Read More: Website Updates!

Plaque Refurbished

 

 

BTP Plaque

It recently became apparent that the BTP plaque on ‘The Beat’ at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire had been suffering due the affects of weathering over the years.

BTPHG Membership Secretary Glyn Thomas raised the matter with the Force, and Chief Constable Paul Crowther . . . → Read More: Plaque Refurbished

BTP officers and staff honoured for their service by Her Majesty The Queen

Three British Transport Police (BTP) officers and staff have been recognised by Her Majesty The Queen as part of her Birthday Honours.

The three colleagues who have been honoured for services to policing are:

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Forsyth, based in London, is awarded a QPM. Force . . . → Read More: BTP officers and staff honoured for their service by Her Majesty The Queen

National Police Memorial Day 2020

Today we remember those that have been lost.

Link: NPMD