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 Tuesday 9 June 2015 between 8am and 2pm. Member services providers will be available to talk to members and discuss the services they can provide.
Our Chairman was on BBC Radio West Midlands this morning talking about officer stress. iPlayer stream has now expired...
***THIS EVENT HAS NOW PASSED*** How do you fancy a night out at Wolves in May for just £20? (We are scoping to extend to other Clubs in the Force area for next season, for those who support other teams) Organised as a big thank you from West Midlands Police Federation, the Force Chaplaincy and the club itself for all the hard work and effort you put into policing your home club day in, day out, your £20 ticket is definitely value for money.
Police officer stress was discussed by West Midlands Police Federation deputy chairman Tom Cuddeford when he appeared on the Birmingham based television channel Big Centre TV this morning. Tom was interviewed by veteran broadcast journalist Bob Hall on The Midland: Morning News Live.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at Solihull but it is open to all members. It is to be held at Solihull Police Station on Thursday 7 May between 10am and 3pm.
Almost 74,000 people have now signed a petition calling for police widows’ pensions to be paid for life - even if they remarry or co-habit. A total of 100,000 signatures are required for the campaign to be considered for debate in the House of Commons. Although serving and retired officers have been signing the petition it would appear that there are still thousands who are not aware of the campaign. It is hoped that more people will sign and share the petition
We received a phone call from one of our West Midlands officer’s, who is the mother of Finlay’s best friend, asking if there was any way the Federation could assist with providing a Teddy bear for a very worthy cause. Of course the Federation jumped at the chance and undoubtedly wanted the biggest bear possible!
More than 140 police officers, staff and their families attended a special ‘thank you’ night at West Bromwich Albion Football Club organised by West Midlands Police Federation and the Force chaplaincy team. The event aimed to thank officers and staff for all their work in policing football matches in the region and followed a conversation between Force chaplain Ray Morris and PCSO Kieran Handley who was saying he rarely used his season ticket due to his shift and work commitments.
Can we bring to your attention the new facility for Bluelight workers that has been activated by MIND. This may prove helpful for colleagues in need of support and help
Please find the multi faith chaplaincy team leaflet that will be of interest to our members