The RUCGC Foundation is delighted to launch applications for its 2020
Bursary scheme. These provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for officers
and staff to explore potential policing innovations through travel outside
Northern Ireland. Up to £5,000 and three weeks of research leave is
The Bursaries are a core part of the Foundation’s mandate to support
policing innovations and are delivered in partnership with Ulster
University and PSNI. They aim to support individual officers and staff in
their professional development and contribute to improvements and
innovations in policing in Northern Ireland. We encourage proposals that
demonstrate why applicants are passionate about
Two RUC officers killed in a 1972 IRA gun attack on their vehicle in Londonderry were remembered at the War Memorial in the city on the anniversary of their deaths.
Sergeant Peter Gilgunn (26) and David Montgomery (20) were the first of 20 RUC casualties that year.
Chairman of the RUCGC Foundation Stephen White, who laid a wreath at the cenotaph, said it was important not to forget the sacrifice and dedication of the RUC officers.
Chairman’s New Year Message 2020
Dear Colleagues, may I start by wishing you, and all your families, a very happy New Year and by thanking you for all the excellent support given to the Royal Ulster Constabulary GC Foundation.
As a new year, in fact a new decade, begins I thought I should write a short message to review the past twelve months and also to look forward to what the RUC GC Foundation plans to achieve in the future.
It seems only a short time since November 2018 when I had the