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  • Deputy Chair, Tom Cuddeford, on the Danny Kelly show Radio BBC WM yesterday talking about the tragic events in Paris and the 2 minutes silence this morning. Listen between 1hr 25mins 38 secs and 1hr 28mins 07 secs of the show.

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  • Having liaised with West Midlands Police Command Team, the Force and West Midlands Police Federation members and staff observed a 2 minutes silence this morning at 10:30am in remembrance of those killed in yesterdays tragic events in Paris, including Police Officers #PoliceFamily #CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie

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  • #cutshaveconsequences

    Posted On 6 Jan 2015

    Essex Police have we decided to talk to the public about the financial cuts being faced by their force. Although it is specific to Essex we thought our members would like to view the website & watch the video.

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  • Happy New Year!

    Posted On 2 Jan 2015

    We would like to wish all our members and their families a Very Happy New Year! All the very best for 2015!

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  • Police Grant Settlement is a joke

    Posted On 18 Dec 2014

    Responding to the announcement yesterday of the Police Grant Settlement 2015/16, Steve White, Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “Having already endured budget cuts in excess of 20 per cent and the subsequent loss of over 16,000 police officers, today’s announcement is yet another blow. A further cut of almost 5 per cent in the next financial year will mean the public just won’t be getting the same level of service. Less money means more cuts to frontline services and more pressure on officers, set against growing demands for service.

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  • Secure Members Area

    Posted On 10 Dec 2014

    Members can now sign up to access our Secure Members Area to access minutes of the board and committee meetings plus meeting dates.

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  • Current Force Security Issue

    Posted On 9 Dec 2014

    CURRENT FORCE SECURITY ISSUE. Overnight and throughout today there have been numerous press reports of what has been described as credible intelligence of a threat to the safety and security of our Police Colleagues within our own Force area. There has been much speculation as to the specific nature of these threats. The current threat level assessment sits at substantial for Police Officers in particular and at severe Nationally.

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  • Our Chairman on BBC Radio WM

    Posted On 3 Dec 2014

    Ian Edwards our Chairman was on BBC Radio West Midlands on 2nd December talking about Police Front Office closures. 25 in next 12 months in West Mids.

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  • Today marks the centenary of women walking the beat in the police service and the Federation wants to celebrate their achievements and encourage more diversity in the future. The centenary of women in policing, beginning in the Met and then the first force outside this area, in Grantham, appointed three female police officers on this day in November 1914.

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  • The Federation Roadshow at Steelhouse Lane police station on Thursday 20 November was a very popular with officers!

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