Stanley Dennis "Stan" Waterman (born 1 June 1965) is one of the estate's police officers. He is generally friendly, and treated as one of the estate, and is usually willing to bend the rules to help out when the Gallaghers get in trouble. He worked with Tony in early series, though is later usually seen working with new recruits Carrie and Tom. In series 5 he begins a relationship with Yvonne. When he asks her to marry him, she reveals that she can't because her husband, Kash, is not actually dead.