No surprises in the latest drugs statistics

Federation links drop in drugs seizures to falling police numbers and erosion of Stop and Search

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 Blog: Police officers want to help – but they are not medics

Operational Policing Lead Simon Kempton outlines the risks of confusing the two roles

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 Children most at risk of stab injuries on way home from school

Chair responds to "deeply concerning" medical report which finds knife crime spikes at school leaving times

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 Allowing policing to get into this condition is a ‘national scandal’

National Chair John Apter asks how many warnings do the Government need as yet another critical report is published

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 Blog: "The ‘extra officer’ cupboard is empty"

"Extra officers are simply the same officers doing more" says PFEW Chair

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 Blog: “Let’s focus on people rather than percentages”

New Equality lead Peggy Lamont explains why she's so committed to making a difference

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 Frontline Review: Home Office wants your views

Members are invited to take part in workshops to help inform policy around support, welfare and development

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 Strategy does not tackle scale of policing crisis

A new strategy to tackle Serious and Organised Crime goes only a small way in addressing the issues

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 Culture change needed to prevent assaults

National Chair addresses Royal College of Nursing summit on violence against blue light workers

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 Chiefs threaten legal action over funding

National Chair responds to police chiefs threat to lodge legal action against goverment over funding

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 Government contempt as potholes prioritised over police officers

Chair John Apter gives his reaction to Chancellor's budget

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 Blog: “It is not the police who risk becoming irrelevant but the Government”

Operational Policing lead reflects on scathing HASC report

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 Backing from MPs' committee over police cuts and officer welfare

Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) supports our call for an urgent injection of funds into an ailing service

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  Officer safety should not be ‘postcode lottery’

Chair argues all officers should have access to spit guards regardless of where they work

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 Legal proceedings lodged after failure to act on police pay

Legal proceedings to commence after Government fails to act on police pay recommendations

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 Federation leads the way in addressing cyber crime

Technology lead Simon Kempton presents at ground-breaking internet security event

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 Cuts are curtailing the role of specialist officers

Chair John Apter to appear on ITV Tonight programme discussing roads policing

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 Murder and Knife Crime up AGAIN

Chair responds to release of 'deeply depressing' crime statistics

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 Survey seeks views from across policing on menopause

Men and women are urged to speak out about menopause as we seek to improve understanding and support

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 Seminar round-up: PIPs can affect any officer

Post Incident Procedures affects everyone, was the message from our most interactive seminar on the topic

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 ‘Fit-bit’ kit could save custody lives

A revolutionary ‘Fit-bit’-style bracelet was unveiled at the Police Federation’s Post Incident Procedures Seminar

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 How restraining suspects can increase risk of death

Understanding of Acute Behavioural Disturbance can reduce deaths in custody says Dr Meng Aw Yong

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 Police dog bites in the dock at PIPs seminar

Delegates at the Police Federation’s PIPs Seminar debated new police watchdog guidelines

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 Shoot, don't shoot?

Delegates given an insight into the split second decision-making which firearms officers can face

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 Good Post Incident Procedures can be a ‘lifeline’

Two Staffordshire PCs outlined their own experiences of good post incident procedures

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 “Simply labelling police as racist is insulting and demonstrably wrong”

Stop and Search Lead Simon Kempton responds to flawed stop and search report

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 Let’s talk about FGM more widely

Chief Inspector Leanne Pook spoke about Female Genital Mutilation and the work that she is doing to combat this issue

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 New IOPC rules on deaths involving police officers ‘still cause concern’

Federation responds to new draft guidance from police watchdog

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 ‘British Wolves of Wall Street’ convicted after 7 year investigation

Thames Valley Police detectives uncovered a £1bn scam which saw offenders sentenced to almost 100 years

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 Workforce Diversity Strategy a positive step

NPCC annouce new recommendations to inprove diversity in policing

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 Nine life sentences for ring leader of Hertfordshire's largest paedophile case

Operation Pendent tackled difficult and complex case

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 Best of British detectives honoured

Outstanding detectives have been recognised in a national awards ceremony

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 Met officer named as New Trainee Detective of the year

The DC, who now works undercover, was recognised for his pioneering work with vulnerable victims

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 Sussex DCI wins national award for Services to Detectives

Clare Shiel has been recognised for her dedicated work combatting vexatious claims against her force

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 Avon and Somerset DC wins award for 37-year career

The awards is in recognition for her contribution to policing, spanning a long career

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 Devon and Cornwall DC wins national award

DC White recognised as national Smarter Detective after he uncovered first generation images of abuse on a suspect’s devices, including recorded skype video calls

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 Herts Constabulary awarded for Investigation of the Year

The team of detectives have been recognised with a national award for their investigation into a global paedophile ring

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 Policing must change to attract top cyber investigators

If forces want the best they need to adapt their way of working says former hacker turned internet security expert

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 Disability in policing is not a barrier

A tragic car accident left detective Paula Craig paralysed from the waist down – altering her life forever.

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  MPs grill mandarin over police IT failures

Home Office civil servant quizzed about findings from IT survey

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 Blog: Officer wellbeing is priceless

On World Mental Health Day Chair John Apter discusses the worth of welfare

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 Country set to honour detectives’ contribution to policing

Detectives from across England and Wales will be recognised for their outstanding and exemplary work

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 Frustration on the front line because of ‘chaotic’ police IT

New survey reveals dismal technology hampering fight against crime

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 Time for honest talk

Federation responds to Channel 4’s Dispatches programme on police demand and capacity

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 Campaign to protect officers shortlisted for award

Another awards shortlist for Protect The Protectors campaign and Reality of policing video

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 HO being challenged for not accepting police pay increase recommendation

Legal proceedings have started with the Home Office

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 Chair responds to Westminster verdict

Our thoughts remain with the families of those who lost their lives

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 Fine words but we need action

Chair gives his reaction to the Home Secretary’s Conference speech

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 Police pay tops my priority list

New National Secretary Alex Duncan sets out his vision for the future

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 Heroes from World War I amongst those honoured at National Police Memorial Day

Home Secretary amongst those paying tribute in Belfast

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 Blog: “When one of our colleagues falls, we all feel it”

Chair John Apter reflects on the importance of National Police Memorial Day

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 Scots pay rise ‘salt in wounds’ for other UK officers

Police in Scotland are to get a 6.5% pay uplift compared to only 2% for England and Wales

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 Fallen officers to be honoured at National Police Memorial Day

Fallen officers and WW1 heroes to be honoured at National Police Memorial Day on Sunday

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 Chair calls for 'common sense' in setting police priorities

Sensible debate needed with politicians and the public about what exactly they want their police to do

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 Federation will ensure your voice is heard at Party Conferences

Members will be represented at the upcoming political events

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 PC whose life was ‘blighted’ by IPCC for 7 years can finally wed

Met PC Joe Harrington celebrates as he is cleared after 'nightmare' investigation

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 Blog: Dial 999 for police technology

Police Federation technology lead Simon Kempton takes a look at the dysfunctional world of police technology

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 “Police need certainty on post-Brexit landscape”

Operational Policing Lead Simon Kempton urges chiefs and Government to provide reassurance on policing landscape

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 Blog: ‘Critics didn’t think we could change, but we have’

The outgoing National Secretary Andy Fittes reflects on just how far the Federation has come

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 New National Secretary of the Police Federation announced

Find out more about the people representing members at a national level

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 Assaults Bill is significant win for 'Protect the Protectors' campaign

Legislation which doubles the maximum sentence for assaults on police becomes law

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 Custody ‘not immune from policing cuts’

Custody is feeling the effects of cuts to policing just as much as other areas of service

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 Good cell design ‘helps prevent suicides’ – and protects officer health

Inspector Tony Maggs discusses how cell design helps to prevent suicide and can protect officers

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 ID card will help brain injury survivors

A scheme to help identify brain injury survivors in the criminal justice system is being rolled out across the country.

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 Better education on ABD needed, says Met Medical Director

Dr Meng Aw-Yong, explains the need to raise awareness of Acute Behavioural Disturbance

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 Emotional father urges officers to read review into son’s death

Tony Herbert issues a heartfelt plea for changes in how deaths in custody are dealt with

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 Timelines still an issue for IOPC – but ‘working hard to improve’

The police watchdog is still taking too long over investigations but is reducing the amount of time it takes.

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 Custody ‘must be seen as more prestigious job’

NPCC National Lead ACC Nev Kemp tells delegates at the National Custody Seminar how custody jobs are undervalued

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 ‘Home Office out of touch about the needs of policing’

Home Office lacks a clear understanding of basic levels of funding needed to maintain our police service

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 Clamour growing over policing fears – but ‘it is falling on deaf ears’

Chair John Apter echoes the Superintendents’ Association message and asks 'why is no-one listening?'

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 Stop and Search good intentions redundant without officers to enforce them

Operational Police Lead Simon Kempton reacts to Home Secretary’s proposals to extend stop and search powers

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 HM Treasury announce possible public pension cost cap breach

A consultation will go ahead to agreed the steps to be taken to return costs to the target level

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 Custody seen as ‘worst job in policing’

Nearly one in four custody officers want to quit, according to survey

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 Colour blindness rules for AFOs a serious concern

Vice-Chair Ché Donald responds to sight test regulations which could see firearm officers stripped of the their roles

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 Members urged to claim basic entitlements

Officers reminded to claim basic entitlements following 'derisory' pay award

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 Blog: Life through a lens

As the trend of people videoing officers appears to be increasing Simon Kempton focuses on perception

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 Blog: I understand and share members' anger and frustration

National Chair John Apter highlights members' pay and conditions as a top priority for the organisation

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 New National Board announced

Twenty-two representatives from across England and Wales have been elected

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 Awards will highlight good work of detectives

Investigative policing will be celebrated at the Police Federation National Detectives’ Forum (PFNDF) Awards

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 Take part in the Home Office's Frontline Review of policing

Frontline police officers and police staff are invited to share their thoughts on how to improve policing at a national level

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 IOPC support for response driver protections

We welcome the IOPC's support for better legal protections for police response drivers

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 Blog: How are you feeling?

As our second Demand, Capacity and Welfare survery launches Ché Donald explains why welfare is so important

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 Police officers urged to share views on welfare, demand and capacity

Officers’ views are essential to make a change for the better

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 "I’m afraid a 'thank you' doesn’t quite cut it"

Chair urges goverment to wake up and invest in police service

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 Blog: Government’s latest wizard wheeze to save cash

Federation Professional Development lead Dave Bamber is concerned about the new £18K police apprenticeship pay

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 Cops exodus up by more than 30% - pay, morale, health to blame

New Police Federation Leavers’ survey pinpoints exit triggers

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 Chair responds to Westminster incident

PFEW Chair responds to suspected terrorsist attack outside Parliament

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 Overtime bill should be used to employ more officers

Figures show millions spent on overtime could have paid for more than 10,000 new constables

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 “I have £50 to last me the month”

As we release our latest Pay and Morale findings we spoke to one officer about her experiences

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 More cash-strapped cops than ever forced to take second jobs

Results of our 2018 pay and morale survey

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 "It's time officers are given the recognition & remuneration they deserve"

Response to the increase in interest rates

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 New chair sets out his vision for the future

John Apter gives his reaction to being elected as PFEW Chair

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 New National Chair of Police Federation announced

Results of National Chair elections in which members have been able to vote for the first time

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 Rising custody deaths must be ‘wake-up call for Government’

A new report shows that in 2017/18 there were 23 deaths in or following police custody

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 ‘Protect the Protectors’ Bill on way to royal assent

House of Lords passes Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill through to the next stage

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 Government has shown ‘true disdain’ for our brave hero cops

Derisory 2% pay offer announced by Home Office

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 Officers assaulted while protecting NHS staff

Appalling attacks on five officers in North Wales show need for tougher sentencing

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 Hard-hitting video shortlisted for award

Our ‘Reality of Policing’ video up for Best use of content at PR awards

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 ‘Sleepwalking into a nightmare’ as knife crime is at all-time high

Response to latest ONS crime figures and Home Office workforce stats

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 Maternity support win for Federation

PFEW has successfully challenged 'discriminatory' regulations around maternity support and pensions

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 Officers’ views must be listened to

Policing Minister, Nick Hurd, has announced a review is being launched into front-line policing

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 Communities need ‘boots on the ground’

Police Federation responds to survey claiming police have 'lost control of streets'

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 Terror attack Metropolitan officers win national Bravery Award

PC Keith Palmer GM honoured posthumously with PC Charlie Guenigault for heroic actions during terrorist attacks

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 Thames Valley officers awarded for confronting high street killer

Sergeant Mark Allmond and PC Alex Quigley named South East regional winners

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 GMP officer who saved drowning man wins Police Bravery Award

PC Mohammed Nadeem named North West regional winner

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 Northumbria officers win Police Bravery Award for confronting armed offender

PCs Gary Sharpe and Victoria Threadgold names as North East regional winners

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 Terror attack police officers recognised for heroism

PC Keith Palmer GM and PC Charlie Guenigault named London regional winners

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 North Wales Police officers who confronted murder suspect awarded for bravery

PCs David Hall and Rhys Rushby named Welsh regional winners

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 Wiltshire Police officer who grabbed woman from train track wins regional award

Inspector Ian Stevenson named South West regional winner

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 Norfolk police officer threatened with samurai swords wins regional award

Officer awarded for fending off a samurai attacker

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 West Mercia officer wins Bravery Award for reaction to horrific blade attack

PC Kimberley Morris named Midlands regional winner

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 Police Minister hosts bravery awards reception at no10

Courageous officers praised for commitment to duty

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 Blog: The uncomfortable reality of policing on the frontline

Federation vice chair Ché Donald highlights the plight of officers providing security support for Donald Trump

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 Vote for your National Chair now

Our members are being invited to vote for their National Federation Chair from 12-30 July

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 One day until Police Bravery Awards

Just 24 hours until the 23rd Police Federation annual awards get underway

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 Trump visit piling pressure on "creaking" service

Warning that the Presidential visit is placing "unquestionable pressure" on an already struggling police service

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 National Chair candidates announced

John Apter and Phill Matthews have put themselves forward to stand as the national Chair of the Police Federation

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 Blog: When bravery is 'all in a day's work'

Chair Calum Macleod shares his thoughts in the lead up to our 23rd annual Police Bravery Awards

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 Deaths and serious injuries guidance closer after Fed campaign

Vice Chair Ché Donald welcomes new consultation on measures which will better protect cops

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 Blog: Direct Entry: Give us more evidence

New academic research takes an in-depth look at direct entry

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 Blog: We need to talk about drugs

A hundred years after prohibition was introduced why it's time to have an open discussion about illegal substances

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 Federation wins deal for officers

NPCC announce overnight allowance to be paid to all eligable officers supporting Trump UK visit

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 'More needs to be done sooner' for police welfare

Vice-Chair Ché Donald responds to today's Home Office police wellbeing goal

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 Calum Macleod to step down as Chair

National Chair announces he will not stand again with successor to take over at the start of August

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 Lords urged to back 'Protect the Protectors bill'

Federation chairs have urged peers to support a bill offering new protections for emergency services workers

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 Blog: Parity for Mutual Aid officers

Ahead of President Trump's visit, we highlight our work to ensure members get fair & consistent pay

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 Survey shows officers want better access to Taser

Findings from the local Routine Arming reports published

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 Public debate needed on future of drugs legislation

Lead on drugs policy calls for public debate on outdated drugs legislation

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 Officers’ outstanding bravery to be honoured at awards

Courageous heroes from across the country have been nominated for their outstanding bravery

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 Blog: Uncertainty surrounds ‘missing’ £3m of Welsh police training cash

Sam Roberts, lead for Wales, asks what's happened to the £3m Apprentice Levy collected from the forces in Wales

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 Blog: Cosmetic campaign nothing short of 'reckless and foolhardy'

Chair Calum Macleod reflects on Lush's campaign which sparked public outrage & badged all police officers as 'liars'

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 Toll on officers 'disgraceful and unsustainable'

Reaction as latest HMICFRS report highlights demand, capacity and welfare as the main issues facing policing

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 Blog: Experience, and not just knowledge, counts

Chair Calum Macleod responds to yesterday's announcement about Direct Entry scheme

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 National seminar will address issues affecting police custody

Delegates will hear of challenges officers face working in custody

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 Direct-entry detectives scheme ‘not the answer’

Lead of Detectives’ Forum says new scheme is an insult to hardworking detectives

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 Queen’s Birthday Honours announced

Federation would like to see more recognition for rank and file officers

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 Lush retract ‘Spy Cops’ campaign following public backlash

Cosmetic company suspend campaign after offensive 'anti-police' window displays spark public backlash

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 'Naive to think cuts have no effect on crime'

Comments by Met Commissioner back PFEW's warnings that police cuts would fuel a rise in crime

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  ‘Gaping hole’ in new counter-terror plan

Federation reacts to Home Secretary's speech

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 Thanks for your support, chair tells public

Our chair thanks public for their support for officers after national campaign sparks fury

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 Cosmetic campaign badged 'damaging and distasteful'

Chair hits back at campaign launched by British Cosmetic Company ‘Lush’

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 Hard-hitting ‘Reality of Policing’ video a huge success

“Impactive” and “emotive” video which shows realities of being a police officer proves social media sensation

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 Reality of policing made loud and clear

Annual Conference has closed for another year with key messages being delivered during a packed two days

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 Neighbourhood policing cuts a "security issue"

Conference hears how combatting terrorism has been affected by cuts to policing

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 Home Secretary responds to questions on police cuts

Police numbers and station closures raised with new Home Secretary Sajid Javid

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 New recruits' salaries continue to prove contentious

We feel the proposed starting salary for some new recruits is too low

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 Conference enjoys a lively Q&A with new Home Sec

Thorny issues were covered, including pay and resources, Taser and spit and bite guards

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 Reality in detective policing hits home

Conference session highlights the important role of detectives and the current crisis in the field

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 Federation challenges new Home Secretary on firearms

Home Secretary Sajid Javid was challenged over the delay of a review looking into better protections for firearms officers.

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 A career for life… for five years

Research suggests policing is no longer necessarily considered a long-term profession

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 National Chair's reaction to Home Secretary's speech

Calum Macleod welcomes the new Home Secretary's approach to policing

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 Home Secretary warned to learn lessons his predecessors failed to

Chair Calum Macleod delivers his keynote speech at conference

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 Policing Minister commits to supporting fair police pay

Lively debate over police pay sees Policing Minister stunned and stuck for words before assuring his support

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 Policing Minister signals the end of cuts

Nick Hurd said he has heard police calls for more investment

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 Does stop search reduce knife crime?

All speakers agreed that stop and search had a role to play in reducing violent crime

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 There are not enough police to keep public safe

Straw poll shows 97% of delegates agree

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 "Police officer fatigue cannot be ignored"

Fatigue should never be dismissed as being 'just part of the job'

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 Police let down by ‘weak legislation'

A police officer who was viciously attacked feels let down by weak sentencing

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 Changing from IPCC to IOPC ‘not just a new logo’

Head of the new police watchdog outlined his key steps after years of mistrust from police

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 New watchdog unveils reform

IOPC promises change  - but faces barrage over officer shooting

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 Avon & Somerset officer recognised with national award

PC Tina Newman has helped transform attitudes towards sex workers

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 A ‘cautious welcome’ for police drivers’ consultation

Our Pursuits Lead responds to Goverment's trained police drivers consultation announcement

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 Less than 24 hours until our most interactive conference yet

Less than 24 hours to go until our Annual Conference in Birmingham

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 Blog: Less talk, more action, Home Secretary

Chair Calum Macleod on what he is expecting from the Government ahead of next week's conference

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 Numbers of armed officers still falls short

Vice Chair response to NPCC announcement on "uplift" in armed officer

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 Coundown to Conference

Less than a week until our most interactive conference yet

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 Are you a member of these forces? Vote for your Branch Chair now

Members, find out if there are contested elections in your force and how to vote

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 Blog: Why Mental Health Awareness is so important to me

Vice-Chair Ché Donald explains why supporting wellbeing is so personal to him

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 Blog: The reality of detective policing - not some TV drama

Karen Stephens, PFEW Detectives lead, blogs about the challenges faced by investigators

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 Chair responds to appointment of new Home Secretary

Chair responds to appointment of Home Secretary Sajid Javid

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 Watered down 'Assaults Bill' passes

Protect the Protectors Bill clears the Commons but police disappointed as key provisions don't go far enough

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 Violent offences at all-time high as police numbers plummet

Stark warning issued as latest crime statistics show violent crime at highest ever

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 Federation complaint about six-year IPCC probe takes another year

Federation disappointed by length of time new police watchdog took but says it will continue to work with organisation going forward

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 New videos show the harsh reality of policing

Police and other emergency services share experiences of being assaulted in new video

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 Blog: Chair reflects on 25 years since Stephen Lawrence murder

Police officers have a duty to protect the communities we serve - and in order to do that we should mirror them.

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 Blog: Salisbury operations and deployment update

Update from Simon Kempton, Operational Lead, on the Federation's role since the attack in early March

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 Countdown to the most interactive conference yet

There's less than six weeks until Annual Conference

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 Officer rest days are 'Vital'

Members need to be able to take the time off they are owed in order to protect their own welfare and public safety

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 Elections: Workplace representative results are published

Reps across England and Wales are elected to represent the interests of members

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 Home Sec ‘ignoring elephant in the room’

Federation blasts Amber Rudd for ignoring policing cuts

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 Annual pay and morale survey launches

This is the only survey to provide a national picture of police officers’ views on their pay and conditions

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 Response to Amber Rudd's statement on police cuts

'Enough police' to tackle rise in violent crime, says Home Secretary

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 Gender pay inequality still persists

Our response to gender pay gap figures

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 Federation fears over bail shake-up confirmed

Inspectors confirm bail shake up leaves the vulnerable at risk, as Federation warned

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 Campaign urges motorists ‘don’t stream and drive’

The Federation is backing an officer's campaign highlighting the dangers of livestreaming while driving

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 Tackling knife crime – our response to Government campaign

Stop and Search lead Alex Duncan gives his reaction to the Home Office’s new initiative to combat knife crime

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 Blog: Reflections a year after Westminster Attack

On the anniversary of the devastating terrorist attack in London, Chair Calum Macleod shares his thoughts

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 We deserve a pay rise like NHS workers

Response to NHS workers' pay rise

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 Government needs to act now to avoid policing crisis

Peel Report on police effectiveness proves ‘cracks’ are showing in the service

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 Equalities Reps enhance skills at seminar

PFEW seminar for Equality Liaison Officers tackles hot topics including capability dismissal and discrimination

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 Pursuits Bill last-minute delay

Bitter disappointment which prolongs threat to cops

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 Chair's response to the 2018 Spring Statement

Calum Macleod's thoughts on the Chancellor of the Exchequer's speech

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 National campaign warns of the crisis in detective policing

Detective policing on the brink of crisis according to results of a new national survey

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 Home Office provides Pension Calculator

It's now easier for members of the police pension schemes to plan for their financial future

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 Response to Salisbury major incident

A Wiltshire Police officer remains in hospital after being exposed to a "nerve agent"

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 Blog: International Women's Day - Pressing for Progress

Hayley Aley, Equality lead, marks the day by reflecting on her experiences as a woman in policing

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 Blog: A Federation that reflects its membership

Hayley Aley, Equality lead, writes about the importance of positive change in the current elections

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 Nominations open for Detectives’ Awards

It's time to nominate the very best of detective policing throughout England and Wales

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 Voting portals are now open

Members across England and Wales have begun voting for their local Fed reps

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 Welsh Assembly backs protection for assaulted officers

Members voted to enable upcoming Westminster Bill to take effect in Wales.

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 Blog: Storm in a teacup

Chair Calum Macleod asks why tabloids have such a problem with police officers engaging with members of the public

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 Blog: Lobby your MP to back pursuits bill

PFEW Pursuits Lead Tim Rogers outlines the stakes ahead of Bill's second reading at Parliament

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 Members begin voting for their Fed reps

The Met voting portal is now open and other Branches will open on 1 March

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 Home Office has short memory on cop pay and pensions

Federation responds to latest Government position on pay rises for officers

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 Blog: NPCC - do the maths on pay

Chair Calum Macleod warns NPCC ‘Don’t take us for fools’

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 No police force is immune from welfare results

Chief constables and police leaders attend the first of several workshops today to discuss police officer welfare

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 Blog: 'I'm exasperated with the pay review process'

Chair Calum Macleod explains further our efforts to get a decent pay increase for officers this year

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 Police chiefs under fire over pay

This year's submisison to the Police Remuneration Review Body calls for a 3.4% pay rise for officers

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 Lives at risk with fewer roads police

A successful operation to target driver offending showed how indispensable roads police officers for public safety

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 Blog: Stand with us and have your voice heard

General Secretary Andy Fittes shares his views about the changes to how officers can stand for election

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 DfT offers support to roads police officers

'I am your friend in government' says Pauline Reeves at the Department for Transport

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 Roadside evidential breath testing on the way

Minister promises funding for improved roadside technology

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 Officers should "welcome IOPC"

Closer collaboration should be encouraged says Roads Policing Lead

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 Election nomination portals open across England and Wales

Our members are invited to stand for election as a Fed rep

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 ‘More resources would mean more lives saved on our roads’

Summary from this year's Roads Policing Conference

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 Surrey PCs win Roads Policing Award

Officers recognised at this year's Roads Policing Conference Awards Ceremony

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 New approach needed to resource roads policing

Roads Policing leads for PFEW and NPCC - Jayne Willetts and Anthony Bangham - open Roads Policing Conference

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 Response to DfT’s consultation for online accident reporting

Department of Transport announce consultation on new ways to report road accidents

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 Pensions rulings for firefighters and judges

Federation will now examine detail in the judgements

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 Spin on crime statistics is 'smoke and mirrors'

Reaction to latest ONS crime figures

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 Stand and vote in our coming elections

Local Federation nominations begin opening this week

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 Blog: Mental wellbeing taken seriously by Government

Vice-Chair Ché Donald reports back on the Government's meeting about officer mental health and wellbeing

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 Roundtable event “long overdue”

A round table debate on the important issue of police wellbeing has been welcomed but is “long overdue.”

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  Chiefs to back assaulted officers

Initiative will see chief officers write impact statement to support assaulted officers

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 Revving up towards this year's Roads Policing Conference

Demand and increasing pressure on roads policing will be high on the agenda at the event on 30 and 31 January

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 Study shows single crewed officers could be at greater risk

New research shows that lone police officers are more likely to be put in harm’s way

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 Radical overhaul needed

Improvements hoped for as the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) becomes the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC)

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 New Chair pledges to focus on the needs of members

Calum Macleod promises to raise police officers' issues at the 'very highest echelons of government'

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