After the death of the beloved police station Laura Jood last month, a tribute fund was established.
The mother of three was just 34 years old when she died after a two-year battle with cancer.
Laura started her career as a PCSO in Sandwell before working as an agent in Birmingham city centre. She later returned to Sandwell as a community police officer.
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The GoFundMe page created in her memory reads: “Laura will be remembered as a brave and passionate officer. as well as a loving mother, daughter, sister, girlfriend and friend to many.
“Two years ago, she was featured on a BBC program where she spoke honestly about the dangers officers face on a daily basis, following an incident in which an assailant broke her wrist.”
PC Laura Jew (Image: West Midlands Police)
Tributes for the mother have come in, along with donations totaling over £1,500 in the first six hours of the appeal.
Harry Clarke, who donated to the page, said: “Laura was a wonderful lady and she will be sorely missed.”
Andrew Hedge said: “So sad…. Thinking of you and your family at this terrible time.”
Chief Superintendent Ian Green, head of Sandwell Police, previously told BirminghamLive: “We are all sorry to hear of the death of PC Laura Jew after a two-year battle with cancer.
“Laura was only 34 years old and mother of three young children. Our thoughts and condolences are with Laura’s family at this sad time. We offer them all the support we can.
“Laura worked for WMP for 13 years and started her career as a PCSO in Sandwell in 2008 before becoming a police officer in 2014 and working in Birmingham city centre. More recently, Laura returned to Sandwell as a community officer.
“Laura will be remembered as a brave and passionate officer. Whether in her role as PCSO or PC, she always put the audience first.”
The money raised will go to a memorial, cancer research and support for Laura’s children.
You can donate to the GoFundMe page here.
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