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Mr Adrian Hanstock - Trustee

DCC Adrian Hanstock has been an officer for more than 30 years & was appointed as Deputy Chief Constable of BTP in 2014. He is an experienced police leader & has successfully led major operations to tackle organised criminal gangs, disrupt the organised supply of drugs, reducing use of firearms & weapons & has won national recognition for multi-agency problem solving.

DCC Hanstock is strong advocate of the valuable role our police dogs offer in protecting the public & disrupting crime. He is delighted to be a founding trustee of the Railway Dogs Benevolent Fund.


Paul Wood - Trustee

PC Paul Wood has served in the British Transport Police dog section for 22 years. During that time he has worked 3 German Shepherds & a Border Collie, Charlie, who was retired at 9 years.

He has been involved in the Battersea Dogs Home display at Crufts & appeared in TV series, “Send in the Dogs”.

Paul has received 2 commendations and a medal for long service. He now works alongside PD Albert & is proud to be a trustee of Railway Dogs Benevolent Fund.


Thomas Davies - Trustee

PC Tom Davies has worked in policing since 2005 and has been an operational dog handler since 2013. He currently handles a German Shepherd called Timor, with the team specialising in firearms support. Tom is the youngest trainer within the dog section and enjoys the challenges of bringing on potential police puppies and developing existing dog teams.

As a strong advocate of the dog sections work and a founding member of the fund Tom is extremely humbled to be a trustee of the Railway Dogs Benevolent Fund.

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Harriet Andrews - Trustee

Harriet Andrews has worked for the British Transport Police and the Authority since 2015. As Deputy Director, Financial Control Harriet ensures that the Force’s financial reports are compliant with the appropriate frameworks and accounting policies. Before BTP; Harriet worked for EY where she specialised in auditing charitable fund accounts.

Harriet was delighted to be asked to be part of setting up the Railway Dogs Benevolent Fund. She is looking forward to using her financial expertise to ensure the Fund can support as many retired rail dogs as possible.