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Tom Cuddeford, Deputy Chairman of the West Midlands Police Federation, issued the following statement:-
The Police Officer of the year award recognises outstanding service by individuals, above and above what is required as part of that person's normal duties.
The PC Nicola Hughes Memorial Fund is looking for one police officer from every force around the United Kingdom to join them in running in the New York Marathon in aid of Nicola's Fund on Sunday 6 November. The deadline for applications is by the end of April.
A new campaign from the Police Federation of England and Wales is set to relaunch British policing and highlight just why it’s the best in the world. The campaign will showcase the demands upon police and the many roles they carry out in society, not just tackling crime, and aims to get the public on board to back officers and show support for the work they do.
Women's Health & Wellbeing Event being held at West Bromwich on 16th March 2016 organised by West Midlands Association for Women in Policing.
The Police Federation of England and Wales responds to the HMIC PEEL: Police Effectiveness 2015 report More resources are needed to protect neighbourhood policing, says the Police Federation of England and Wales.
Officers involved in death or serious injury incidents that result in post-incident investigations or those who are suspended from duty can now access to the Federation’s Welfare Support Programme (WSP). This has been created for officers who find themselves having to cope with often life changing situations through the course of their duties.
Police officers involved in pursuits and response should seek legal advice before making statements about incidents, even if told they are only being interviewed as a witness. That was the advice from QC Mark Aldred at the Police Federation of England and Wales Roads Policing Conference, as he explained the lack of legislation around exemptions for police drivers.