Now available to view / download as a PDF our latest Federation eZine. Why not just sign-up to receive a copy straight to your mailbox? Features in this bumper edition include, Group Insurance Scheme, Football events score a Hattrick! Brave officers in line for national award, Federation roadshow heads to Brierley Hill, Officer assaults escalate, Benevolent fund – helping members in times of need, Approaching retirement? Help at your fingertips, Federation Diary query, Award for Mental Health Cop, Chaplaincy team – here to help, 'Mixed messages' on widows', ‘Teapot’ support for march officers, Have your say on targets, Pensions ruling: payments expected, Remembering fallen officers, New mobile phone/gadget claimline number, Limited duties - new, New Welfare Support Programme, Over-time ruling – are you affected?
Haven Solicitors will be holding free surgeries at West Midlands Police Federation office with an opportunity for any of you to speak directly to an experienced legal professional regarding Medical Retirement Advice or Injury Awards totally free of charge.
A minute's silence will be held at 1130am this morning to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
We will be joining with the rest of the country in holding a minute’s silence at midday today to remember those who lost their lives in last week’s horrific attack in Tunisia.
National Police Memorial Day is an annual event to honour police officers killed in the line of duty. This years’ service will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Sunday 27 September 2015.
If you have recently received correspondence from us regarding the addition of Mobile Phone/Gadget Insurance to your current Federation insurance scheme, please note the new Claim Line telephone number as below. 0203 794 9318
Chief Superintendent Irene Curtis, President of the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales, has been asked by the Home Secretary to conduct a comprehensive review of the use of targets within policing.
Further to JBB Circular 21/2015 please find attached a Q&A for police pensions’ administrators, which was issued by the Home Office as a result of the recent pensions ombudsman’s ruling on commutation.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at Brierley Hill and Dudley LPU, but is open to all members. It is to be held in the Brierley Hill on Monday 20 July 2015 between 11am and 3pm.
West Midlands Police Benevolent Fund is urging serving officers and police staff to help spread the word about the benefits of being a member. “We want to increase membership so that we can help more people in times of need,” says Benevolent Fund chairman John Williams.