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!
Members please be advised that Police Mutual Healthcare will be relocating from the building we share at Guardians House, Sheldon to Lichfield from Monday 31st October onwards.
SURVEY REVEALS LOW MORALE IN WEST MIDLANDS FORCE Please see below Press Statement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
An online discussion forum by PFEW took place on 24 October at 7pm. The topic was police pensions, hosted by General Secretary Andy Fittes using a program called Ustream (Watch the Replay).
As you may be aware, the Government announced recently that the standard rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) will be increased from 9.5% to 10.0%. Due to this, your monthly premiums to the Federation insurance schemes will increase with effect from 1st October 2016. For details of the changes in premium, please see below: