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heraldscotland
Criminals 'actively targeting' under-resourced police officersand the safe entry to premises which often involves a battering ram, broken gla
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
and the safe entry to premises which often involves a battering ram, broken glass and treacherous debris. Paul Connelly, Scottish Police Federation lead for health and safety in the west of Scotland, welcomed the “overdue” training pilot but said... Read more
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heraldscotland
Police on frontline facing increased risk of assaultand the safe entry to premises which often involves a battering ram, broken gla
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
and the safe entry to premises which often involves a battering ram, broken glass and treacherous debris. Paul Connelly, Scottish Police Federation lead for health and safety in the west of Scotland, welcomed the “overdue” training pilot but said... Read more
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Daily Record
Dumbarton cop honoured for bravery after tackling man swinging nail-headed bata prestigious awards ceremony last week alongside his three colleagues, who col
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
a prestigious awards ceremony last week alongside his three colleagues, who collectively took control of the man. The Scottish Police Federation celebrated the outstanding acts of bravery of 23 police officers at the Edinburgh awards bash. PC... Read more
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Daily Record
Police chief Bernie Higgins over allegations dismissed over a YEAR agothis time.” The Scottish Police Authority said: “Our policy is not to comment
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
this time.” The Scottish Police Authority said: “Our policy is not to comment on complaints while they are ongoing.” The Scottish Police Federation declined to comment. Miller – speaking at his home in Neilston, Renfrewshire – said: “I don’t... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Hero Scots police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
‘It’s what we sign up to do’: Brave Glasgow cop shrugs off bravery after confronting violent axemanpair are among eight police officers from the city who have been recognised for
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
pair are among eight police officers from the city who have been recognised for their extraordinary acts of bravery at the Scottish Police Federation Bravery Awards. Andrea MacDonald, Chair of the Scottish Police Federation, said: “The actions... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Bury Times
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Bury Times / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Gazette
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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guardian-series
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
guardian-series / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Harrow Times
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Harrow Times / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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This is West Country
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
This is West Country / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Gazette News
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Gazette News / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Bolton News
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Six police officers honoured for efforts to rescue girls from car in riverhave been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised f
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
have been honoured for their bravery. They were among 23 officers recognised for acts of courage – on or off duty – by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. In December last year, the silver Audi came... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Officers confronted axeman in Glasgow city centrepair are among eight police officers from the city who have been recognised for
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
pair are among eight police officers from the city who have been recognised for their extraordinary acts of bravery at the Scottish Police Federation Bravery Awards. Andrea MacDonald, Chair of the Scottish Police Federation, said: “The actions... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Chief Inspector of Constabulary insists 'no crisis' at Police Scotlandof the troubled force when he appears before MSPs at Holyrood. But ahead of th
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 days ago
of the troubled force when he appears before MSPs at Holyrood. But ahead of that, Mr Penman made clear he agreed with the Scottish Police Federation - the body which represents rank and file officers - that "there is no crisis in policing". He... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kenny MacAskill: New SPA chief has been handed a baptism of fireon extended leave following allegations, and not suspended, even when further a
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
on extended leave following allegations, and not suspended, even when further accusations have come to light. Moreover, the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) has indicated that on the information it possesses, this is less serious than many cases... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Firearms chief and deputy suspended amid crime and misconduct probeall declined to say what the anonymous complaints were that were made against H
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
all declined to say what the anonymous complaints were that were made against Higgins and the other officers. And the Scottish Police Federation slammed the decision as “unwarranted”. Chief Superintendent Ivor Marshall, president of the... Read more
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Daily Record
Top firearms cops suspended in crime and misconduct probeprofile officers in the country. There have been lots of rumours flying around
Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
profile officers in the country. There have been lots of rumours flying around and everyone is pretty shocked.” And the Scottish Police Federation slammed the decision as “unwarranted”. Chief Superintendent Ivor Marshall, president of the... Read more
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Scotsman
Seven Police Scotland officers investigated for gross misconductand renamed the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) last year. In his submission to the
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
and renamed the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) last year. In his submission to the Holyrood committee, Calum Steele of the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) union said the four officers who brought the complaint had yet to see and have expunged all... Read more
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Daily Record
Two cops mown down in hit-and-run awarded for braveryto confront those involved. “We’ve been through a lot over the years and alway
Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
to confront those involved. “We’ve been through a lot over the years and always worked together well.” This is the third Scottish Police Federation Bravery Awards, which honour officers who have performed outstanding acts of bravery while on or... Read more
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Daily Record
Two thirds of police officers say they want access to a handgunAlmost two-thirds of Scotland’s police officers want access to a handgun, accor
Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
Almost two-thirds of Scotland’s police officers want access to a handgun, according to research. A survey by the Scottish Police Federation found that 64 per cent of officers support such a move. The finding came as about an eighth of the workforce... Read more
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Scotsman
64 per cent of Scots police officers want access to a guntwo-thirds of Scotland’s police officers want to have access to a handgun, acco
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
two-thirds of Scotland’s police officers want to have access to a handgun, according to new research. A survey by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) found that 64% of officers support such a move. The finding came as around an eighth of the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scots cops want access to a handgun to protect themselves from thugsA survey by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) found that 64% of officers sup
EveningTimes Online / Posted 24 days ago
A survey by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) found that 64% of officers support such a move. The finding came as around an eighth of the workforce said they believe their existing personal protective equipment (PPE) is "ineffective". Federation... Read more
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Daily Record
Bigotry row top cop demoted after 'banter' over Celtic birthday cakeis understood the charge against her at the disciplinary hearing was conduct un
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
is understood the charge against her at the disciplinary hearing was conduct unbecoming of a police officer. The Scottish Police Federation said yesterday that they plan to appeal the decision by senior officers to demote her. Read... Read more

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