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birminghammail
The number of officers who want frontline police to carry tasersall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
birminghammail / Posted 14 hours ago
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Police in West Yorkshire want officers to remain largely unarmedrespond with views about the potential arming of the police service. The overw
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
respond with views about the potential arming of the police service. The overwhelming majority of those surveyed by the Police Federation think Taser electro-shock weapons ought to be issued to front-line officers employed by the region’s... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Police in West Yorkshire want officers to remain largely unarmedrespond with views about the potential arming of the police service. The overw
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
respond with views about the potential arming of the police service. The overwhelming majority of those surveyed by the Police Federation think Taser electro-shock weapons ought to be issued to front-line officers employed by the region’s... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Officers and public want to keep West Yorkshire Police largely unarmedto remain largely unarmed, a survey published today has suggested. But the ove
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
to remain largely unarmed, a survey published today has suggested. But the overwhelming majority of those surveyed by the Police Federation think Taser electro-shock weapons ought to be issued to front-line officers employed by the region’s... Read more
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Bolton News
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90% of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Officers and public want to keep West Yorkshire Police largely unarmedto remain largely unarmed, a survey published today has suggested. But the ove
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
to remain largely unarmed, a survey published today has suggested. But the overwhelming majority of those surveyed by the Police Federation think Taser electro-shock weapons ought to be issued to front-line officers employed by the region’s... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Bury Times
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Gazette
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Gazette / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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guardian-series
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Harrow Times
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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This is West Country
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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Gazette News
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90 of officers – pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90% of officers - pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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The News and Star
Tasers for all police patrolling frontline favoured by 90% of officers - pollall frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
all frontline colleagues in their force carrying Tasers while out on patrol, a survey has found. A poll by West Yorkshire Police Federation found 90% of officers in the force wanted the equipment rolled out to all frontline colleagues, while a... Read more
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CTV News
RCMP shortages leave Mounties in 'crisis,' officers sayand there's no overnight fix to it," said Brian Sauvé, who serves as national e
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
and there's no overnight fix to it," said Brian Sauvé, who serves as national executive co-chair for the National Police Federation, the organization that looks likeliest to become the union for the RCMP. "There's no magic bullet to... Read more
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CTV News
RCMP shortages leave Mounties in 'crisis': officersand there's no overnight fix to it," said Brian Sauvé, who serves as national e
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
and there's no overnight fix to it," said Brian Sauvé, who serves as national executive co-chair for the National Police Federation, the organization that looks likeliest to become the union for the RCMP. "There's no magic bullet to... Read more
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express
'Too little too late' Former detective's anger at 'racist' abuse casesadded: “I thought it was unnecessary and inappropriate. To choose a convicted p
express / Posted 5 days ago
added: “I thought it was unnecessary and inappropriate. To choose a convicted paedophile beggars belief.” However, the Police Federation said: “If you want to know what’s going on in the sewer, there’s no point asking an eagle. You need to find... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool crook won role in Sylvester Stallone movie CreedGregory O’Leary, who sold confidential information to Liverpool gangsters. O’Le
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
Gregory O’Leary, who sold confidential information to Liverpool gangsters. O’Leary, a former vice-chairman of Merseyside Police Federation, sneaked into Stanley Road police station during the early hours of the morning, when he logged on to the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Aviva Premiership club offers free tickets to emergency services staff for London double header clashwe can help highlight just how much we, as a club and a city, appreciate them.”
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
we can help highlight just how much we, as a club and a city, appreciate them.” Ken Marsh, chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation, said: “Our thanks go to Saracens RFC for this generous offer, and we have no doubt it will be a brilliant... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Aviva Premiership club offers free tickets to emergency services members for London double header clashwe can help highlight just how much we, as a club and a city, appreciate them.”
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
we can help highlight just how much we, as a club and a city, appreciate them.” Ken Marsh, chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation, said: “Our thanks go to Saracens RFC for this generous offer, and we have no doubt it will be a brilliant... Read more
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birminghammail
West Midlands cops 'suicidal due to rising stress'claims came as new figures revealed staff sick days in the force have cost taxp
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
claims came as new figures revealed staff sick days in the force have cost taxpayers £14 MILLION in the last year. Now the Police Federation has warned the strain on officers is reaching breaking point, as the force has lost 2,000 cops in the last... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Three Hampshire police officers attacked a day, figures showMORE than 1,000 assaults on police officers take place every year, it has been
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
MORE than 1,000 assaults on police officers take place every year, it has been reported. Chairman of Hampshire Police Federation John Apter said on average three attacks take place on officers every day. Now Mr Apter is now campaigning for tougher... Read more
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Daily Echo
Three Hampshire police officers attacked a day, figures showMORE than 1,000 assaults on police officers take place every year, it has been
Daily Echo / Posted 9 days ago
MORE than 1,000 assaults on police officers take place every year, it has been reported. Chairman of Hampshire Police Federation John Apter said on average three attacks take place on officers every day. Now Mr Apter is now campaigning for tougher... Read more
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birminghammail
West Midlands Police to DOUBLE number of officers armed with Tasersthe public safer and officers and the suspect safer.” Taser was introduced in
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
the public safer and officers and the suspect safer.” Taser was introduced in the West Midlands region in 2005 Interim Police Federation chairman Tom Cuddeford said: “Our view, locally and nationally, is all officers should have the use of... Read more
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Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: What is wrong at Police Scotlandhim? It’s believed Justice Secretary Michael Matheson, Nicola Sturgeon, the Sc
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
him? It’s believed Justice Secretary Michael Matheson, Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish Police Authority and the Scottish Police Federation all wanted the current deputy chief constable, Iain Livingstone, to succeed Sir Stephen House in 2015, but... Read more
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express
'Communities under siege!' FURY as cutbacks force four in 10 police stations to close2010. West Mercia has six, down from 31, while Warwickshire has four, down fro
express / Posted 11 days ago
2010. West Mercia has six, down from 31, while Warwickshire has four, down from 14. Calum Macleod, vice-chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “While we recognise the need for forces to maximise resources in the current... Read more
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Daily Mail
40% of police stations have closed in 7 years as violent crime surgesit being a modern facility in a major town that sees a large number of arrests.
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
it being a modern facility in a major town that sees a large number of arrests. Calum Macleod, vice-chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: ‘While we recognise the need for forces to maximise resources in the current... Read more
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birminghammail
The shocking rise in 'racist abuse' suffered by policeCommissioner who said anyone who targets “hard-working public servants should f
birminghammail / Posted 12 days ago
Commissioner who said anyone who targets “hard-working public servants should feel the full force of the law.” And the Police Federation called for tougher sentences for people who verbally or physically attack police officers. The total... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Calls for respect as figures reveal shocking scale of attacks on police officers in NorfolkConstabulary. Mr Bailey said he was concerned about the number of assaults on
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Constabulary. Mr Bailey said he was concerned about the number of assaults on police officers. According to national police federation figures, 23,000 officers report an assault every year in England and Wales - more than 60 a day. Norfolk’s... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Calls for respect as figures reveal shocking scale of attacks on police officers in NorfolkConstabulary. Mr Bailey said he was concerned about the number of assaults on
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 days ago
Constabulary. Mr Bailey said he was concerned about the number of assaults on police officers. According to national police federation figures, 23,000 officers report an assault every year in England and Wales - more than 60 a day. Norfolk’s... Read more
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SKY News
Police 'fearful' of pursuing criminals on mopedsare making the calculation that it is simply not worth engaging in a high-speed
SKY News / Posted 14 days ago
are making the calculation that it is simply not worth engaging in a high-speed pursuit. Ken Marsh, from the Metropolitan Police Federation, said: "It's a very difficult situation, if my colleagues are pursuing someone on a moped there are lots... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Public receiving 'poorer police service' as crime rises and police numbers fallNick Hurd, the new policing minister, that he recognises and hears what the pol
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Nick Hurd, the new policing minister, that he recognises and hears what the police are saying to him, and it’s not just the police federation. "It’s coming now from the chiefs. "The people on the street know what they’re talking about, we’ve been... Read more
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Scotsman
British Transport police officers leaving force ahead of mergerTransport Police ahead of its controversial integration into Police Scotland, i
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
Transport Police ahead of its controversial integration into Police Scotland, it has emerged. The British Transport Police Federation said a small number of officers had left to join specialist forces elsewhere in Scotland, while others were... Read more
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Scotsman
Railway police officers begin to leave force ahead of mergerTransport Police ahead of its controversial integration into Police Scotland, i
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
Transport Police ahead of its controversial integration into Police Scotland, it has emerged. The British Transport Police Federation said a small number of officers had left to join specialist forces elsewhere in Scotland, while others were... Read more
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express
'Savage cuts' see number of traffic police officers tumble in past decadepolice personnel and local communities also have a role to play." But Jayne Wi
express / Posted 16 days ago
police personnel and local communities also have a role to play." But Jayne Willetts, who speaks on roads policing for the Police Federation of England of Wales, which represents rank and file officers, said cuts meant specialist roads policing... Read more
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Daily Echo
Sharp fall in the number of traffic police officers in Hampshiresenior officers have publicly expressed concern at the falling number of their
Daily Echo / Posted 17 days ago
senior officers have publicly expressed concern at the falling number of their colleagues." John Apter of the Hampshire Police Federation, which represents rank-and-file officers, added: "We have always said that any cuts in operational policing... Read more
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birminghammail
Police to roll out controversial spit and bite guards to officersbe the twenty-third of 43 forces to introduce the equipment to protect officers
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
be the twenty-third of 43 forces to introduce the equipment to protect officers (Image: West Midlands Police) A recent Police Federation campaign found that the issue is massively under reported with officers wrongly believing assaults are just... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Government acknowledging poor mental health as a major issue for police is 'a step in the right direction'poor mental health and wellbeing as a major issue for police officers is 'a ste
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
poor mental health and wellbeing as a major issue for police officers is 'a step in the right direction', Thames Valley Police Federation has said. Chairman Craig O’Leary said the he 'doubted' funding of £7.5m for a police welfare fund over the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Decision to delay police pay announcement another blow to moraleto delay the 2017 police officer pay award is 'yet another blow' to police offi
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
to delay the 2017 police officer pay award is 'yet another blow' to police officer morale, the chairman of Thames Valley Police Federation has said. Police Constable Craig O’Leary said officers in Oxford and across the force area had been... Read more
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