Officers are being urged to register as blood stem cell donors with the charity, Anthony Nolan, to help save the life of a Leicestershire Police inspector. Inspector Rik Basra is being treated for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and requires a blood stem cell (bone marrow) transplant to save his life, but this must come from a matching donor.
Responding to the latest Crime in England and Wales Quarterly Update Paul McKeever, Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales says;
Download the Federation News for October 2011 Contents include: Police Arbitration Tribunal set for November Police Federation submission to Winsor Part 2 The X Factor Winsor evidence called into question Going bananas at the Autumn Party conferences The Mayor of London calls for a ‘rethink’ Policing the riots Operational Policing Sub-Committee Update The Federation’s all atwitter National Police Memorial Day 2011 Federation writes to Theresa May Labour’s independent review of policing Keep up the fight
On 29 September PFEW General Secretary Ian Rennie and Chairman Paul McKeever wrote to the Home Secretary in relation to comments Mrs May made at the Police Superintendents’ Association annual conference. On 12th October Ian Rennie and Paul McKeever received a reply from the Home Secretary.
Following the failure to agree between the Official Side and Staff Side at July’s PNB meeting, we can now confirm that a date has been set for the Police Arbitration Tribunal to consider the recommendations from the Winsor Part One Report. The hearing will take place on Tuesday 8 November 2011. We will keep you informed of any further developments.
Please see below a web link to the speech delivered this afternoon by Police Minister, Nick Herbert MP, to the Police Foundation at its annual one-day conference. What the text cannot illustrate is the arrogance of his delivery as he aimed his comments at any organisation that does not agree with the government vision for changes to policing; but I am sure that will come as no surprise to anyone.
The Shadow Home Secretary has announced that Labour has appointed Lord Stevens to lead an independent review of policing.
Police Federation of England and Wales advertises the likely consequences of 20% cuts to policing in today’s Independent newspaper.
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BRAVE police officers have opened their hearts for a new book documenting their experiences as they faced looters and rioters who rampaged through the West Midlands.