Thousands of police officers who have been killed in the line of duty were honoured at today’s annual National Police Memorial Day service in Belfast. HRH The Prince of Wales, patron of the charity, was among those in attendance at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. He was joined by Home Secretary Theresa May, more than 40 Chief Constables and around 2,000 former colleagues and family members of serving police officers who lost their lives while carrying out their duties.
A Deployment Roundup from the Nato Summit held in Wales
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Letter from the General Secretary of the National Federation regarding Limited Duties.
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The Police Federation will be able to communicate direct to officers on key information such as pay and conditions after constructive talks with ACPO mean they can now hold a national database of their members. Steve Evans, vice-chair of the Police Federation and lead on the database, announced the move today, describing it as a ‘major stepping stone’ forward in shaping the future of the organisation. The creation of the national database is one of the key recommendations made in the Independent Review of the Police Federation of England and Wales which suggested it should happen ‘as soon as possible’.
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