Once again Members will receive their 2017 Federation diary in December. Diaries will be mailed to members’ home addresses so please make sure your details are correct! Details need to be updated by 25th November at the very latest to ensure you receive a diary!
In a editorial piece featured in our next magazine due out in December please find the sneak peek which may be of interest to our members.
Each year at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we observe a Two Minute Silence. Armistice Day on 11 November marks the end of the First World War and is a day to remember and honour those who have paid the price for our freedom. We hope you will join with us today to remember.
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Hollie Guard turns your smartphone into a personal safety device. In danger? Shake your phone or tap the screen to generate an alert. Your location and audio/video evidence will automatically be sent to your emergency contacts who can take action to help you quickly. Three alert types – Personal, Stealth, and Deterrent – allow you to choose an alert setting appropriate to your specific needs. Meeting someone? The Meeting Timer gives you extra protection when you are going to a dangerous meeting or are meeting someone new. Simply enter descriptive information and the duration of the meeting. When the meeting time has expired an alert will automatically be raised.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at in the Coventry LPU. It is to be held in the at Coventry Police Station in the Gavin Carlton Room on Tuesday 6 December 2016 between 1000 and 1500.
Our Interim Chair was on BBC Radio talking recent figures on Police assaults.
ALMOST 600 West Midlands Police officers have been assaulted on duty in the first nine months of this year, according to figures released by the Police Federation. The alarming figures have prompted West Midlands Police Federation, which represents the Force’s constables, sergeants and inspecting ranks, to call on the Government to get tough on those who attack police officers and other emergency service workers.
***NEW 2017 DATES*** Retiring from the police service represents a major change in the lives of all officers. From the time they signed up to join the Force, most have had a date in their mind for when they might retire but it can still come as something of a shock when that day comes around – even when officers have been counting off the days!