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More smoke and mirrors from government on firearms officers

New statistics on Taser and firearms show more smoke and mirrors by the government

"We echo any apologies over Hillsborough" - PFEW

"We wholeheartedly echo the apology for any wrongdoing by our members or representatives"

Hillsborough Inquest Verdicts

The jury formally returned its conclusions on Tuesday 26 April

Continued rise in crimes puts pressure on cops

Latest crime statistics paint a troubling picture

PFEW recognises ‘suicide risks’ in high-stress officers

Increasing numbers of police officers are suffering serious mental health issues

ITN Productions unveils new PFEW film

War on terror and police welfare covered in new programme

Former national Chairman Paul McKeever commemorated at lecture

Lynne Owens CBE speaks at the Paul McKeever lecture

Operation Rutland

Transfer of Operation Rutland investigation from Surrey Police to IPCC

Taser needed now to protect officers

PFEW Chair highlights the need for Taser following a horrific incident in Sheffield

PFEW elects new vice-chairman

Calum Macleod has been elected the new vice-chairman of PFEW

PFEW signs joint pledge to work closely with Police Associations

Twelve key members of police staff associations sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Further evidence needed to support Police Education Qualification Framework

How will additional qualifications benefit policing?

A sharp rise in the number of police officers taking long-term sick leave

 More officers are taking time off work for mental health reasons

Police Federation Independent Review Update – April 2016

Read the latest status update on the PFEW reforms        

Where will extra firearms officers come from?

More armed officers good in theory, but where will they come from?

Alarming rise in child firearm offences

Comment on the rise in the number of children arrested for firearms offences

PC Phillip’s killer jailed for 20 years

Man who killed Merseyside officer sentenced to 20 years

Police investigation: four men released on bail

The Police Federation of England and Wales is cooperating fully with the enquiry  

Statement: police investigation

To read the full statement on the police investigation, follow the link above.