Medal Presentation

Jim Rentell QPM

Retired PC, and BTPHG member, Jim Rentell received his Queen’s Police Medal yesterday (07/02/2019) at Buckingham Palace. The award was presented by HRH Prince Charles.

Congratulations from all of the History Group.

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Addendum: In an earlier ceremony, Ben Clifford, Chief Officer of BTP’s Special . . . → Read More: Medal Presentation

PC Leon McLeod to run London Marathon

PC Leon McLeod

Pc Leon McLeod, who received the Queen’s Gallantry Medal as a result of his actions during the London Bridge terrorist attack in 2017, is competing in this year’s London Marathon. He is running on behalf of PTSD999, an organisation dedicated to assisting those affected by Post Traumatic Stress in . . . → Read More: PC Leon McLeod to run London Marathon

Annual General Meeting 2019

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 25th March.

Members have been circulated with details of the venue in the latest edition of History Lines.

A buffet will be provided free of charge. All members are welcome but you do need to let Bill Rogerson know . . . → Read More: Annual General Meeting 2019

Photo Gallery

One of our most popular features is the Photo Gallery. You can go to it from the link on the ‘Pages’ menu to the right of this screen.

And it’s nice to see that it can inspire some creativity, such as this tweet from the BTP Firearms Unit. Social media has . . . → Read More: Photo Gallery

Seven BTP colleagues honoured by The Queen in New Year celebrations

Seven British Transport Police (BTP) officers and staff have been recognised by Her Majesty The Queen as part of the New Year’s Honours.

The seven colleagues, who collectively contributed more than 100 years to policing, have been honoured for distinguished service, outstanding influence on policing or for acts of extreme bravery.

. . . → Read More: Seven BTP colleagues honoured by The Queen in New Year celebrations

Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at the BTPHG 🎄

Gallantry Roll of Honour Plaque

PC Wayne Marques and PC Leon McLeod

Today (05/12/2018) at BTP Force Headquarters, the Gallantry Roll of Honour plaque was unveiled with two additional names inscribed. PC Wayne Marques and PC Leon McLeod had their names added following their heroic actions during the London Bridge terrorist attack.

In attendance . . . → Read More: Gallantry Roll of Honour Plaque

Display Cabinet

BTPHG Display Cabinet

As mentioned in an earlier post, the History Group now has a permanent display in the reception area of Force HQ. It will house artefacts, photos and documents from our archives and will be a showcase of the Group’s work in preserving BTP’s history. The displays will be refreshed . . . → Read More: Display Cabinet

In Remembrance 1914 - 1918

During the last four years the BTP History Group have been marking the Centenary of the Great War and remembering those who were killed and injured during the conflict. In particular, our thoughts were with those members of the constituent police forces that now make up the British Transport Police.

Our . . . → Read More: In Remembrance 1914 – 1918

First police dog on scene of Manchester Arena attack to be honoured

PD Mojo with his medal (Image: Julian Brown / PDSA)

The British Transport Police Dog who was first on the scene following the devastating terror attack on Manchester Arena, is to be honoured by leading vet charity PDSA. Police Dog (PD) Mojo will receive the PDSA Order of Merit at a ceremony . . . → Read More: First police dog on scene of Manchester Arena attack to be honoured