Case Studies

A grant from the Police Dependants’ Trust can not only help in the short-term, but can make a long-term difference to a person’s quality of life.

We have compiled just a few examples of how the financial support we provide can make a real difference. If you have received a grant from the Trust and would like to tell your story, please contact us.

Case Study: Rita Bhogal

Alongside the many injured officers who seek support from the Police Dependants’ Trust are those families who are trying to come to terms with the death of a loved one. … More…

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Case Study: Andy Hussey

To his family Andy Hussey is undoubtedly one in a million. Having survived a broken neck he is also, in medical terms at least, one in three hundred thousand. Andy … More…

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Case Study: Elizabeth Beech

Some incidents on duty leave police officers with physical scars. Other officers, like Elizabeth Beech’s former husband Robert, are left with mental scars which can be just as debilitating. Elizabeth … More…

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Case Study: Dave Powell

Just a few years into what he hoped would be a long career in the police service, Dave Powell was facing up to the reality of spending life in a … More…

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Case Studies: Brian

Brian suffered serious back injuries after being assaulted by a gang of youths. The mobility problems caused by his injuries were such that his police career was cut short. Initially … More…

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