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chad
Notts emergency services train for serious road crashshowcase their involvement and skills during such an event. Observers from Eas
chad / Posted 11 hours ago
showcase their involvement and skills during such an event. Observers from East Midlands Operational Support Services, the Police Federation and Nottinghamshire Police Professional Standards team attended to assess the response along with Assistant... Read more
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SKY News
BBC axes Crimewatch after 33-year runJames Bulger, Rhys Jones and Damilola Taylor - as well as the disappearances of
SKY News / Posted 13 hours ago
James Bulger, Rhys Jones and Damilola Taylor - as well as the disappearances of Madeleine McCann and Claudia Lawrence. The Police Federation has described the show's cancellation as a "shame" because it allowed police forces to gain national... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
North Wales police and crime commissioner's support for Welsh speaking officersa “nuisance” and might damage their careers. The issue first surfaced in an ar
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
a “nuisance” and might damage their careers. The issue first surfaced in an article written by Sgt Trystan Bevan in the Police Federation newsletter, Our Voice. According to the commissioner, being able to speak Welsh in the workplace was a... Read more
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express
Police trained for high speed car chases by playing PLAYSTATION GAME Gran Turismowas up from just 13 in the previous 12 months. Most died when the police car c
express / Posted yesterday
was up from just 13 in the previous 12 months. Most died when the police car crashed during the high speed chase. The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW), which represents officers, sent a letter to its members in June, suggesting... Read more
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International Business Times
Man with 'I'm a pornstar and I f**k teen sluts' tattoo on his face accused of sex crimes was a notorious white supremacists and was covered in tattoos including Nazi ic
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
was a notorious white supremacists and was covered in tattoos including Nazi iconography on his face. In late 2016, the Police Federation of England and Wales proposed lifting an all-out ban on visible tattoos for serving officers. The... Read more
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Daily Echo
Hampshire police chief slams paedophile hunters' workWOULD be devastating if police work was undermined.” That is the stern message
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
WOULD be devastating if police work was undermined.” That is the stern message from John Apter, chief of the Hampshire Police Federation, over how paedophile hunters risk undermining officials investigations. It comes after the Daily Echo... Read more
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Daily Mirror
MPs back plans to make attacking 999 workers a crimeits figures are “crude”, but they are likely to underestimate the scale of the
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
its figures are “crude”, but they are likely to underestimate the scale of the problem.Read More A previous survey by the Police Federation claimed attacks on police were far, far higher, at 2.4million in one year. The law will cover police,... Read more
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express
Police officers wages to be protected from cuts, ministers promisenurses across the health service. But the TUC called the below inflation rise
express / Posted 3 days ago
nurses across the health service. But the TUC called the below inflation rise for police officers as “derisory” and the Police Federation of England and Wales, which called for an extra 2.8 per cent on top of basic pay, also said that officers... Read more
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express
Vicious police officer attacker spared jail so he can start college coursework but suffered dizzy spells so severe she was unable to drive her children t
express / Posted 3 days ago
work but suffered dizzy spells so severe she was unable to drive her children to school. Speaking out in support of the Police Federation campaign Protect The Protectors – calling for better support for officers – she said: “My children are aged... Read more
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chroniclelive
Disgraced police officer sacked after drunkenly crashing car outside schoolhearing concluded it was “extremely fortunate” no one was hurt by Walton’s acti
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
hearing concluded it was “extremely fortunate” no one was hurt by Walton’s actions. The 47-year-old did not attend but his Police Federation representative, Michael Kelliher, confirmed he accepted the charge.A police officer heads into a building... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Theresa May hands knighthoods to two sacked Brexiteer Toriesmade Defence Minister, Penning was in charge of policing. He drew criticism in
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
made Defence Minister, Penning was in charge of policing. He drew criticism in 2015 for pulling out of a speech at the Police Federation Conference - the day before the Government were expected to announce a 20% funding cut for forces. He also... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Emotional moment the daughters of PC Dave Phillips laid flowers at his memorial servicewidow, their daughters Abigail and Sophie and his parents Robin and Carol. Ser
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
widow, their daughters Abigail and Sophie and his parents Robin and Carol. Sergeant Pete Singleton, Chair of Merseyside Police Federation said: “Dave Phillips was killed protecting the people he swore to serve, attempting to stop a dangerously... Read more
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birminghammail
Why hundreds have criticised this police memorial boardfour years ago, which will be moved to the nearby training centre. But John Wi
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
four years ago, which will be moved to the nearby training centre. But John Williams, deputy chairman of the West Midlands Police Federation, said the negative reaction has been blown out of proportion. The federation contributed half of the funds... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
REVEALED: Derbyshire anti-fracking protest cost police £138,000four months. Anti-fracking protest outside drilling company PR Marriotts in Da
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 days ago
four months. Anti-fracking protest outside drilling company PR Marriotts in Danesmoor, Derbyshire. Now, the Derbyshire Police Federation, which represents officers, has said the amount of money spent on policing the protest is... Read more
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Scotsman
Chris Marshall: Complaints must be dealt with but damage is done at Police Scotlandthe most likely political casualty of the shambles at the top of Scottish polic
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
the most likely political casualty of the shambles at the top of Scottish policing. During an event hosted by the Scottish Police Federation at the SNP conference, Mr Matheson was attacked by a member of his own party over the state of Police... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Police officer recruited into firearms need to be replaced to avoid gaps in serviceinto firearms squads if their original post is backfilled, it has been warned.
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
into firearms squads if their original post is backfilled, it has been warned. Craig O’Leary, chairman of Thames Valley Police Federation, said he expected an 'argument' for more police officers to be transferred into armed units, but warned... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Armed terror patrols prove costly to Cumbria Policepublic reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London."
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
public reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London." Martin Plummer is chairman of Cumbria Police Federation, which represents rank-and-file officers. He said the federation was surprised the force and the... Read more
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The News and Star
Armed terror patrols hit Cumbria Police in the pocketpublic reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London."
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
public reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London." Martin Plummer is chairman of Cumbria Police Federation, which represents rank-and-file officers. He said the federation was surprised the force and the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Armed terror patrols hit Cumbria Police costspublic reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London."
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
public reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London." Martin Plummer is chairman of Cumbria Police Federation, which represents rank-and-file officers. He said the federation was surprised the force and the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Armed terror patrols hit Cumbria Police - in the pocketpublic reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London."
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
public reassurance following the terrorist incidents in Manchester and London." Martin Plummer is chairman of Cumbria Police Federation, which represents rank-and-file officers. He said the federation was surprised the force and the... Read more
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express
SNP conference: Crisis-hit police officers on verge of 'nervous breakdowns'other officers..that are on the edge of nervous breakdowns? I'm not exaggeratin
express / Posted 8 days ago
other officers..that are on the edge of nervous breakdowns? I'm not exaggerating.” The event was organised by the Scottish Police Federation. General Secretary Calum Steele warned the force was “becoming a response only service and in many cases... Read more
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Scotsman
Michael Matheson confronted over poor police working conditionshad been forced to work 10-hour shifts without a toilet break. Speaking at a f
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
had been forced to work 10-hour shifts without a toilet break. Speaking at a fringe meeting organised by the Scottish Police Federation, which represents rank and file officers, the woman said her daughter’s experience was “common” within the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New PSNI officers to give DNA samples for crime elimination lista minimum the risk of such actions being taken, on what are in fact contaminant
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
a minimum the risk of such actions being taken, on what are in fact contaminant DNA profiles from police personnel." The Police Federation for Northern Ireland was consulted on the changes and said they were designed to improve the overall... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Resilience Mattersguests, including National President of the US Federal Law Enforcement Officers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
guests, including National President of the US Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA ), Nate Catura and Police Federation of Australia CEO Mark Burgess.A 12-strong delegation representing all Australian states will also attend... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New PSNI officers must register on DNA database, force revealsa minimum the risk of such actions being taken, on what are in fact contaminant
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
a minimum the risk of such actions being taken, on what are in fact contaminant DNA profiles from police personnel." The Police Federation for Northern Ireland was consulted on the changes and said they were designed to improve the overall... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New PSNI officers must register on DNA database, force revealsa minimum the risk of such actions being taken, on what are in fact contaminant
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
a minimum the risk of such actions being taken, on what are in fact contaminant DNA profiles from police personnel." The Police Federation for Northern Ireland was consulted on the changes and said they were designed to improve the overall... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Eight-year jail term for 'brutal' attack on two police officershave made a full recovery and have returned to duty with the support of colleag
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
have made a full recovery and have returned to duty with the support of colleagues.” John Apter, chairman of the Hampshire Police Federation, said: “This was a vicious and brutal attack which resulted in two police officers being seriously... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Changing way police serve public was necessary to deal with demand, chief saysdemand during the summer months had contributed to the new system being critici
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
demand during the summer months had contributed to the new system being criticised. His comments came after Thames Valley Police Federation, the body which represents rank-and-file officers serving in the county, previously said ‘overstretched’... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Changing way police serve public was necessary to deal with demand, chief saysdemand during the summer months had contributed to the new system being critici
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
demand during the summer months had contributed to the new system being criticised. His comments came after Thames Valley Police Federation, the body which represents rank-and-file officers serving in the county, previously said ‘overstretched’... Read more
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Daily Record
Bully probe top cop Phil Gormley gets high-paid job offer while on leaveirrespective of whether or not Phil Gormley was under suspension.”Read More Ca
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
irrespective of whether or not Phil Gormley was under suspension.”Read More Calum Steele General secretary of the Scottish Police Federation said: “The timing looks like an overt attempt to influence the SPA in their decision making at a time of... Read more
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Daily Star
Shocking figures show INCREASE in police officers suffering with 'low personal morale'in five said in a survey that their “personal morale” was low or very low. The
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
in five said in a survey that their “personal morale” was low or very low. The figure, revealed in a study by the Police Federation of England and Wales, is up 5% compared to last year. One in 10 officers said they couldn’t afford... Read more
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Bolton News
Tributes following death of 'inspirational' mother of murdered police officera Bolton police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Joan Egerton died
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
a Bolton police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Joan Egerton died on Sunday, aged 83, and Greater Manchester Police Federation has praised her warmth and kindness over the years. She gave her time to support families of officers who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fida Threatens to Sue Over Police BrutalityFederation of Women lawyers (Fida) has threatened to move to court over the rec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Federation of Women lawyers (Fida) has threatened to move to court over the recent incident at the University of Nairobi where students were allegedly brutally attacked by police. Federation Chairperson Josephine Wambua Mong'are condemned the... Read more
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Bolton News
Tributes paid to 'inspirational' mother of murdered police officera Bolton police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Joan Egerton died
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
a Bolton police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Joan Egerton died on Sunday, aged 83, and Greater Manchester Police Federation has praised her warmth and kindness over the years. She gave her time to support families of officers who... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Traffic officer cleared over fatal 100mph pursuitto offer my condolences to Mr Campbell’s family and friends.” Ian Hanson, chai
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
to offer my condolences to Mr Campbell’s family and friends.” Ian Hanson, chairman of the Greater Manchester branch of the Police Federation, which represents rank-and-file officers, said: “It is absolutely beyond belief that this officer was put... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
National memorial to be dedicated to fallen Merseyside cop Dave Phillipsand friends, and the public he served for this wonderful memorial.”Read More S
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 days ago
and friends, and the public he served for this wonderful memorial.”Read More Sergeant Pete Singleton, chair of Merseyside Police Federation said: “Dave Phillips was killed protecting the people he swore to serve, attempting to stop a dangerously... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cop 'engaged in sexual activity with colleague in police van'"She described being in a state of shock. It made her shocked and uncomfortable
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
"She described being in a state of shock. It made her shocked and uncomfortable." Inspector Mark Pickard, of Derbyshire Police Federation, is representing PC Frost. He said the relationship between PC Frost and both of the female officers was... Read more
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Perth Now
Radical ram plan for WA police chasesis understood this issue will be raised at the next meeting between the ministe
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
is understood this issue will be raised at the next meeting between the minister and union. In a recent report to the Police Federation of Australia, WA Police Union president George Tilbury said police used stingers and aerial support to help... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Policing minister hears Norfolk force has been cut to the bone and into the boneWestminster ahead of the police funding settlement later this year. The meetin
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
Westminster ahead of the police funding settlement later this year. The meeting on Wednesday came as came as the Norfolk Police Federation sent an open letter to the government demanding answers about the truth of the pay award for police... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Fighting crime in Suffolk is now in ‘serious jeopardy’ due to unfair funding, Tim Passmore warnsuseful. I just hope it will make a difference.” It comes amid a recent surge i
Ipswich Star / Posted 19 days ago
useful. I just hope it will make a difference.” It comes amid a recent surge in violent crime in Suffolk and a Suffolk Police Federation warning that officer numbers have fallen by 200 since 2005, down to 1,070. Mr Hurd, who also met with... Read more
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AutoExpress
Vehicle thefts jump 30 per cent in three yearscome as a Home Office report reveals the number of police officers at its lowes
AutoExpress / Posted 20 days ago
come as a Home Office report reveals the number of police officers at its lowest since 1985. Steve White, chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “What more of a wake-up call does the government need? “Government need to... Read more
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Scotsman
Chris Marshall: Scrapping pay cap could be most significant statistic of all for policechance of getting away with it”. There’s a question mark over just how valuabl
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
chance of getting away with it”. There’s a question mark over just how valuable the statistics are, with both the Scottish Police Federation and Association of Scottish Police Superintendents previously cautioning against putting too much emphasis... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Could review of police chase laws bring an end to the tyranny of scrambler yobs?police leaders for a change in the law around emergency response driving. Tim
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 days ago
police leaders for a change in the law around emergency response driving. Tim Rogers, who is the lead on the issue for the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “Momentum has been gathering in recent months and this marks a significant step... Read more
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ajc.com
Man trying to ‘scare’ neighborhood kids uses stun gun on 7-old, police sayChristopher Furlong/Getty ImagesA representative from Taser International fires
ajc.com / Posted 21 days ago
Christopher Furlong/Getty ImagesA representative from Taser International fires a X26 stun gun during the Police Federation Conference at Winter Gardens on May 16, 2007, in Blackpool, England. A Louisiana man is charged with battery and cruelty to a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Man trying to ‘scare’ neighborhood kids uses stun gun on 7-old, police sayChristopher Furlong/Getty ImagesA representative from Taser International fires
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 21 days ago
Christopher Furlong/Getty ImagesA representative from Taser International fires a X26 stun gun during the Police Federation Conference at Winter Gardens on May 16, 2007, in Blackpool, England. A Louisiana man is charged with battery and cruelty to a... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Man trying to ‘scare’ neighborhood kids uses stun gun on 7-old, police sayChristopher Furlong/Getty ImagesA representative from Taser International fires
Dayton Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Christopher Furlong/Getty ImagesA representative from Taser International fires a X26 stun gun during the Police Federation Conference at Winter Gardens on May 16, 2007, in Blackpool, England. A Louisiana man is charged with battery and cruelty to a... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
We want the truth - Norfolk Police Federation demand answers from government over pay award for ‘broken’ police officers Police officers on patrol in Norwich. PIC: James Bass. No more smoke and mir
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
Police officers on patrol in Norwich. PIC: James Bass. No more smoke and mirrors - we just want the truth. That is the message... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
We want the truth - Norfolk Police Federation demand answers from government over pay award for ‘broken’ police officers Police officers on patrol in Norwich. PIC: James Bass. No more smoke and mir
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 21 days ago
Police officers on patrol in Norwich. PIC: James Bass. No more smoke and mirrors - we just want the truth. To send a link to... Read more
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Daily Echo
PHOTOS: Hampshire's bravest police officers are honoured at ceremonyLacey managed to get the man down, preventing him from causing serious harm to
Daily Echo / Posted 22 days ago
Lacey managed to get the man down, preventing him from causing serious harm to himself. John Apter, chairman of Hampshire Police Federation, added: “Policing is dangerous and unpredictable and we see acts of selfless bravery from our colleagues on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Police chase laws to be reviewed amid fears officers are unable to tackle moped-riding criminalsby the Metropolitan Police following instruction from the Independent Police Co
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
by the Metropolitan Police following instruction from the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). Meanwhile, the Police Federation of England and Wales, which represents rank and file officers, has written a letter to its members warning... Read more
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