Club Doncaster Foundation trustee Natalie Shaw has been awarded the Queen's Policing Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020.
Natalie retired from her position as Chief Superintendent in December 2019, having spent a great deal of time as force lead for domestic abuse.
In an interview with South Yorkshire Police, Natalie explained: “I feel truly humbled to have been recognised in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List. It is such an honour to be recognised and for my colleagues, who have such busy working lives, to take the time to not only consider me a worthy recipient, but to also complete the nomination.
“Throughout my 30 years, I was fortunate enough to work with some incredible people and have the opportunity to make a real difference. My work for domestic abuse and safeguarding vulnerable people was incredibly rewarding and is a passion I still hold today – I am so grateful the force mirrored that commitment, and allowed me to do all I could to help those who needed it the most.”
Natalie serves as a director on the Club Doncaster Foundation board, drawing on her extensive career in the police, including her essential safeguarding expertise.
John Davis, Chief Executive Officer at the Foundation, said: “Everyone at the Foundation would like to congratulate Natalie on her fantastic achievement.
“Her 30 years commitment to South Yorkshire Police has been fittingly recognised. She’s done some fantastic things throughout her career and her experience on the board here is invaluable.”
Picture courtesy of South Yorkshire Police and Natalie Shaw.