Who we are
NSW Police Legacy is the NSW Police Force charity. We provide care and ongoing support to the families of police officers who have suffered a loss.
Compassionate Emotional Support
Our support services are assessed on the needs of the individual or family. Our friendly team are here to help.Contact Our Team
Supportive Lifetime Network
We work hard to develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with the individuals and families we support.Find out more
We offer financial support to Police Legatees to assist their growth and development in a long-term and sustainable way.Find out more
NSW Police Legacy: A Lifetime of Care
Our Chair Det Supt Donna McCarthy APM talks about the positive impact NSW Police Legacy has on the lives of our Police Legatees.
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Margie Richardson has been in the NSW Police Force since 1999. In 2016, her husband, Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson was killed in a car accident, leaving her with a 7-year-old child and a 5-month-old baby. Until then, NSW Police Legacy hadn’t been much more than a name to her. She’d signed up at the Academy for her regular payroll donation and “like all the rest of the probationary constables,” didn’t think much more about it. And then 2016 came along.
John Pirie is one of our longest-serving NSW Police Legacy volunteers. As the son of a police officer who was killed when John was just four years old, he's had a lifetime of appreciating what it means to be part of the Police Family, and understands the importance of staying connected with those who know what that means.
Our Charity Partners
At NSW Police Legacy, we rely on community and corporate support to enable us to do our work. We’re very privileged to work in partnership with the Police Association of NSW and Police Bank to help raise awareness of our work in the wider community, and support Police Legatees.