Conference Tackles Realities of Policing

The increased numbers of fatigued officers struggling to cope with the pressures of the job, cancelled rest days and extended shifts were among the subjects covered on the first day of this year’s Police Federation conference being held at Birmingham’s ICC.

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Assaults bill clears next stage – but Federation disappointed

The assaults bill drafted in the wake of the Police Federation’s Protect the Protectors campaign has successfully passed its third reading in the House of Commons meaning it will now pass to the Lords for consideration.

Jim Mallen, chair of Bedfordshire Police Federation, says that while the provisions of the bill are welcomed they have been weakened and therefore do not provide the level of protection sought through the campaign.

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New Home Secretary

Chair urges Home Secretary to review policing policy.

Bedfordshire Police Federation chair Jim Mallen has urged the new Home Secretary to review the Government’s policies on policing as a matter of urgency.

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As of 1st April 2018 we are pleased to announce the new Bedfordshire Police Federation Council will be:

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