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 constable Richard (Dick) French passed away on Friday the 24 June 2022 at the Northern General Hospital, following a short illness. Dick worked at Doncaster. There are funeral arrangements at this time but details will be circulated as soon as they are known.
Former detective chief inspector Pat Ruddy, 95 years, passed away on 21 June 2022 in his care home. He served across Sheffield and was the head of the Force's drug squad for many years. If I hear of any funeral arrangements I will circulate them.
Former detective constable Roger Pateman, 78 years died suddenly at home on 19 June 2022. Roger worked at West Bar, Regional Crime Squad and Hackentorpe. Details of his funeral will be circulated when known.
Former Inspector Wilf Lawson, 71 years, has passed away. Wilf worked primarily in the Barnsley area. After retirement he became the Safety Officer at Barnsley FC. His funeral will take place at 10.50 am on Thursday 30 June 2022 at Barneley crematorium and afterwards at The Full House, Monk Bretton.