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September eZine - out now!

21 September 2018

Our bi-monthly Federation newsletter eZine gets emailed to members. We'll also let you know when our magazine is published.

Here are the stories covered in our latest edition:

Assaults bill becomes law
The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill has been granted Royal Assent.

Attacks on officers reaching ‘crisis’ levels
Attacks on West Midlands Police officers are reaching ‘crisis’ levels – with at least 10 incident this year where officers have been close to being killed.

West Mids detectives up for national awards
Two West Midlands detectives have been nominated for national awards in recognition of their outstanding work.

Peggy goes national
West Midlands Police Federation representative Peggy Lamont has been elected as a member of the new Police Federation National Board and will be the Police Federation of England and Wales equality lead.

New national secretary
Alex Duncan has been selected as the national secretary of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW).

Fallen officers to be remembered
Fallen officers will be remembered at the National Police Memorial Day service which is being held in Belfast at the end of this month.

Awards night for Black and Asian Police Association
It is nearly time for the annual Black and Asian Police Association awards ceremony.

Home Office lacks long-term plan for policing
Police forces are struggling to cope with the impact of the funding cuts – according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO).

Awards to be held for custody officers
The new chief in charge of custody has announced he wants to raise the status of custody officers – and from 2019 will be holding custody awards.

Roadshow  - coming to a station near you
Members were able to meet Federation representatives and member service providers at the latest West Midlands Police Federation roadshow.

Retirement seminar updates
The final West Midlands Police Federation retirement seminar of 2018 will be held next month.

New colour blindness tests for firearms officers
Firearms officers who are currently able to patrol our streets may be told they can no longer carry weapons due to new colour blindness regulations.