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Officer Assaults and Sentencing

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) have launched a campaign to address the issue of appropriate sentencing in respect of offenders who are convicted of assaulting Police Officers.

As the effects of austerity continue to bite and officer numbers fall there is an emerging picture nationally of increasing levels of violent assault against officers and examples are being seen of weak sentences being imposed against offenders in some cases.

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Conference - Day 2 (18 May 2016) preview

Wednesday’s conference begins with an examination of the mental health of officers.

Entitled ‘How blue is the thin blue line?’, the session will include inputs from Faye McGuiness, programme manager at the Blue Light Programme of MIND, Stuart Haythorn of the Welfare Support Programme and Che Donald, the Federation’s national lead on officer welfare and mental health.

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More needs to be done to support the vulnerable says Home Secretary

Home Secretary Theresa May began her keynote speech to the Police Federation conference by acknowledging the sacrifices police officers make as they serve their communities.

In her speech on the opening day of conference (Tuesday 17 May), she paid tribute to the two officers who died in the line of duty in the last year – PC Sahib Lalli and PC Dave Phillips.

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