NARPO South Yorkshire Branches welcomes all retired police officers.
We are a part of the National NARPO which represents retired police officers of all ranks and police widows, widowers and partners of former police officers.
We offer a range of services to members including advice on pensions and other issues affecting the welfare of our members.
NARPO is the only Association which looks after the interests of retired police officers and lobbies on their behalf with Government and other organisations.
South Yorkshire has four independent branches - Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley & Rotherham - each run by members elected to their posts. The branches have varying levels of activity but all take the welfare of their members very seriously and will be there for members when they need that little bit of help.
Former detective sergeant Dave Norman passed away yesterday, Sunday 25 October. He died in hospital with suspected Covid 19 related issues although this has not yet been confirmed. To my knowledge Dave worked at both Woodseats and Hackenthorpe. Details of his funeral will be circulated when known.
Former detective inspector Frank Parminter, 83 years, passed away at the weekend (24/25 October 2020). Frank joined the City of Sheffield Police after serving in the Army, where he saw action at Suez. He worked at Hammerton Road, West Bar and Complaints & Discipline. He was a career detective and his knowledge of Sheffield criminals was second to none. Details of his funeral will be circulated when known.
Former Inspector David Carrigan, 90 years, passed away on 17 October 2020. David worked at Hammerton Road, and training being one of the first instructors at Dishforth. Funeral details will be circulated when known.
Former detective sergeant Alisdair Duncan, 58 years has passed away suddenly. He worked in CID at West Bar. He lived in Bakewell. The Funeral arrangements for our friend and fishing companion. Funeral - All Saints Church, Church Street, Bakewell DE45 1FD Wednesday 4 November at 2.15pm Covid restrictions dictate that just thirty mourners are permitted by law in the church, church yard and grounds. Everyone is invited to line the funeral procession route at 1:45pm in honour of Alisdair. This will be from Bakewell Bridge, along Bridge Street, past Rutland roundabout and up Monyash Road, past the Orvis shop and up to the church. The funeral procession will leave the church at approximately 2.45pm via North Church Street then through Bakewell enroute for the Chesterfield Crematorium. Covid restrictions also apply at the Crematorium.
Alisdair’s widow, Diane says “It is a black day, so I would request mourners to wear black or dark clothing”. Medals may be worn. The family are very thankful and appreciative of the many flowers, cards and messages of sympathy received from Alisdair’s friends and colleagues.
You are invited to make donations in Alisdair’s memory at the Orvis Bakewell shop to benefit ‘Fishing for Heroes’ also collections will be made in lieu of flowers for ‘Help for Heroes’ and the ‘Royal British Legion’.
Jon Rawlinson will collect / receive any donations if required.
A ‘wee dram’ will be on offer at Orvis on the day...