Attacked officer “let down and unsupported” by lenient sentence
An Essex Police Officer who had his wrist fractured making an arrest has hit out at the leniency the courts showed to his attacker – saying he feels “incredibly let down and unsupported”.
Federation welcomes olive branch from Home Secretary
Essex Police Federation has welcomed the olive branch extended by the Home Secretary at this year’s Annual Conference – but officers are looking for much more than warm words from their Home Secretary.
Home Secretary: Not having spit guards is ‘plainly ridiculous’
The Home Secretary has said it is “plainly ridiculous” that Chief Constables would not introduce spit guards for police officers. And he rubbished the idea that all police officers need degrees.