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  • Due to a new agreement formed between West Midlands Police Federation and the Force, Officers visiting a rehabilitation home will no longer have to use annual leave or time owing. 665 West Midlands Police Officers have attended Flint House in the past five years for rest, recuperation and physiotherapy to help with their return to better health and wellbeing. However, previously only five days could be claimed back. Thanks to an agreement negotiated by West Midlands Police Federation this has now been extended to ten days.

    Posted In Tagged Convalescent Care, Flint House

     
  • RAC breakdown telephone number

    Posted On 8 Aug 2016

    Please be aware with immediate effect the new breakdown telephone number for the RAC will be 0330 159 0283 (the reference number remains unchanged at X800). New membership cards will be sent out in the upcoming months to insured members.

    Posted In Tagged RAC, Breakdown cover, Group Insurance

     
  • The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at in the Perry Barr area inlcuding specialist teams from FCID, Operations & CMPG.It is to be held in the Atrium at Holford Drive, Perry Barr Police Station on Monday 5 September 2016 between 1000 and 1600. Member services providers will be available to talk to members and discuss the services they can provide. Member services providers will be available to talk to members and discuss the services they can provide.

    Posted In Tagged Roadshow, Holford Drive, Perry Barr

     
  • August federation magazine teaser

    Posted On 27 Jul 2016

    Here is a teaser from our latest federation magazine on Mental Health and the help available to officers in this area. Download the PDF to view.

    Posted In Tagged magazine, mental health

     
  • Telegraph article, featuring our Deputy Secretary and a pursuit expert for the Police Federation Tim Rogers on Police forces review car chase policy as figures show pursuit-related deaths on the rise.

    Posted In Tagged Tim Rogers

     
  • Today we released two Press Releases on 98 PER CENT PASS RATE FOR FITNESS TESTS and RISE IN CRIME ALARMING, SAYS FEDERATION LEADER. Click on the links below to read the Press Releases.

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  • Vast majority of Officers Fit for Duty, says our Interim Chair Tom Cuddeford

    Posted In Tagged Fitness

     
  • Today’s announcement from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) of an eight per cent increase in recorded crime in the last year is alarming, according to Tom Cuddeford, leader of West Midlands Police Federation. But Tom, interim chairman of the Federation branch which represents the Force’s constables, sergeants and inspectors, has welcomed the inclusion of fraud and cybercrime in the figures for the first time.

    Posted In Tagged Press Release

     
  • Just two per cent of officers have failed their fitness test according to figures released by the College of Policing today. The figures show an average pass rate of 98 per cent based on a total of 93,956 tests carried out between September 2014 and August 2015.

    Posted In Tagged Press Release

     
  • This year marks the 13th National Police Memorial Day which will be held at St Paul's Cathedral London on Sunday 25th September 2016. This annual event honours police officers throughout the United Kingdom who have given their lives in the line of duty.

    Posted In Tagged National Police Memorial Day, 2016, NPMD