3 July 2023
Derbyshire Police Federation member Laura Nicholson has told how she saved her colleague from being choked during a vicious assault which has earned her a nomination for a national bravery award.
Laura discusses the attack and how she’s been shortlisted for the Police Bravery Awards in the summer edition of the branch magazine, News & views, which is out now.
You can also meet the three Derbyshire Police officers – PCs Tammy Careless, Paul Flint and Damian Stanton – who helped line the procession route for the coronation of King Charles III.
Branch chair Tony Wetton reviews the Government’s Police Uplift Programme now that the campaign has finished and renews his calls for improved pay and conditions.
Helen Gallear, the branch’s wellbeing lead, talks about how members can look after their own wellbeing.
The magazine looks at the work of Operation Hampshire in preventing and tackling assaults on police officers, provides an update on the new Police Covenant, and shines a spotlight on a new neurodiversity support group.
The summer edition of News & views is available to read online now.