Our Deputy Chairman Tom Cuddeford was on BBC Radio WM talking Bobbies on the beat being an endangered species.
The Police Bravery Awards are presented annually to honour police officers who have performed outstanding acts of bravery whilst on or off duty. Nominated officers attend a reception at Downing Street and an evening awards ceremony.
I am sure some of you will be aware of certain Social Media activity over the weekend, with regards to the National Police Chiefs Council's (NPCC) meeting on Wednesday (28/10), where a planned debate will take place regarding Compulsory Severance for Police Officers.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at Birmingham North LPU.It is to be held in the Parade Room at Sutton Coldfield Police Station on Tuesday 10 November 2015 between 1000 and 1430.
HOME Secretary Theresa May will address the National Black Police Association (NBPA) annual conference which is being staged in Birmingham later this week. The conference, which has been organised by the West Midlands branch of the Black and Asian Police Association (BAPA), will be attended by up to 200 people including Malik Aziz, the leader of the organisation’s American counterpart.
Home Secretary Theresa May announced on Monday that the widows of police officers who died in the line of duty will no longer lose their pensions if they re-marry or choose to co-habit. But those who have already re-married or moved in with a partner will not have them reinstated. The news comes after months of campaigning by a group of police widows led by Kate Hall, whose husband Colin, a West Midlands Police dog handler, died on duty in 1987, and the announcement came on the day the campaigners visited Downing Street to hand over a volume made up of comments from their supporters.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at or receiving training at Tally Ho. It is to be held in the Tally Ho Canteen on Monday 26 October 2015 between 1130 and 1330.
Dave was unlawfully killed whilst on duty on the 5th October 2015. A memorial fund has been set up in his honour. The entire Police Family is in mourning at his death, and we thank everyone for messages of support. This memorial fund enables people to donate in Dave's memory.
David Jamieson has announced that current Deputy Chief Constable David Thompson is his preferred candidate to be the next Chief Constable of West Midlands Police.