Twenty-eight police officers and staff recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

16 June 2014

Twenty-eight exceptional police officers and staff have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2014. Eighteen police officers from across England and Wales have been recognised by the Queen’s Police Medal and ten officers and staff from across the UK have been awarded ‘Higher Awards’ for their contribution to policing and their communities.

Responding to the awards, PFEW chairman, Steve White, says:

“It is truly humbling to see so many of this country’s police officers and staff awarded such prestigious recognition for their contribution to policing. The Queen’s Birthday Honours recognise the finest and most distinguished service given to the British public.

“Policing remains a great institution and I am extremely proud to work with so many inspiring and dedicated men and women.

“Those honoured are a credit to the service and to the communities they serve(d). Congratulations to each and every one of them.”

For more details on all those recognised please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/birthday-honours-lists-2014

QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST 2014 – THE QUEENS POLICE MEDAL

MacDonald, Karen Police Constable Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Openshaw, Keith Police Constable Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Shipperlee, David Detective Chief Inspector British Transport Police
Kenneth Stewart Lately, Detective Chief Superintendent City of London Police
Barton, Michael Chief Constable Durham Constabulary
Benson, Derek Deputy Chief Constable Essex Police
Heywood, Steven Anthony Assistant Chief Constable Greater Manchester Police
Mulligan, Kevin Lately, Chief Superintendent Greater Manchester Police
Farrar, Jeffery John Chief Constable Gwent Police
Roome-Gifford, Alison Assistant Chief Constable Hertfordshire Constabulary
Cooke, Andrew James Assistant Chief Constable Merseyside Police
Hewitt, Martin James Deputy Assistant Commissioner Metropolitan Police Service
Brown, Robert Police Constable Metropolitan Police Service
Keen, John Police Constable Metropolitan Police Service
Grout, Gaynor Police Constable Surrey Police
O’Dowda, Brendan Detective Chief Superintendent Thames Valley Police
Rowe, Sharon Assistant Chief Constable West Midlands Police
Bowman, Robert Police Constable West Yorkshire Police

 

HIGHER AWARDS

CC John Murphy QPM was awarded the Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire
Mrs Judith Kyle Gillespie OBE was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Ms Beryl Clark was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire
PC Amanda Carroll Dickens was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire
Mr Paul Brent Newman was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire
Mr Philip James Sheldon was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire
Special Constable John Giles was awarded a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire
Special Constable Kevin Derrick Lee was awarded a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire
Mrs Alice Elizabeth Palmer was awarded a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire
PC Yasvender Singh Rehill was awarded a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire