Police Federation

FedCast 4: Why equality in policing is much more than ticking boxes

11 June 2019

National Chair John Apter is joined by Equality lead Peggy Lamont to discuss why inclusion matters

“Policing has come a long way – but there is still much to do,” that’s the assessment of PFEW Equality lead Peggy Lamont as she and National Chair John Apter chat with Ian Collins about inclusion in the service, and why it’s vital everyone gets a level playing field.

With movements such as ‘Me Too’ still making the headlines it is clear parity for all is still some way off. We discuss what the Federation is doing to combat inequality and tackle discrimination. This latest edition of the FedCast also includes an update on the progress we have made in securing legal recognition for the specialised skills trained police drivers possess, and we hear about the National Chair’s busy late shift spent with officers from Brixton.  

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Did you miss FedCast 3 where we discussed the spike in serious violent crime and why access to the correct PPE is vital?

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Our next FedCast will be on pay and conditions and the work we did to support members during President Trump’s recent state visit.

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