Farewell IPCC

Rarely a week goes by when there is not some kind of story in the Press highlighting an area in which police officers are said to be failing, not doing their job properly or letting down the public they serve.

So, the publication on 8 March of an Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) report into police use of force, could quite easily have passed me by – had it not prompted more questions than it provided answers.

To summarise, the report, on the back of an IPCC study (I will come back to this later) came up with one key recommendation – a need to record, analyse and publish information on all uses of force by the police. I do not disagree on that point.

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Competition Winner

We are happy to announce the winner of our registration competition and the proud owner of a brand new silver iPad Air 2...

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PFEW Welfare Survey

The response to the PFEW welfare survey has been excellent. Thank you for your help. To date we have had responses from almost 11,000 members. The survey opened in early February, and we’d like to close it to further responses at the end of play on the 29th of February so that the research team can begin the data analysis

Please continue to encourage all our members to complete this survey. It can be found either by going to the Police Federation website, or following this link.

Believe in Blue Campaign

The Believe in Blue campaign has now ‘soft’ launched in February’s POLICE magazine.

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