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.
A ‘sneak peek’ from our February / March 2016 magazine, due out on 2nd February. Look out for the full interactive version in your inbox this week!
In the face of the 1% public sector pay limit set by the Treasury, the Police Federation is asking for a pay increase of 2.8% for all police officers. In its second submission to the Police Remuneration Review Body (PRRB), a joint submission with the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales, the Police Federation has asked for an annual uplift in line with the average private sector increase.
The Government is about to change the way state pensions are made up. Every pension is assessed individually, so the following should only be used as a simplified summary.
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2016 sees the return of the "PC Nicola Hughes Memorial Fund", Run To Remember challenge, when they launched the run in 2013/14 they saw nearly 2,000 Police Officers & staff take part in running 2 miles per day for 125 days.