PFEW calls on the Government and policing leaders to reform regulations governing investigation of officers' actions.
ELO Seminar sees good practice shared to ensure officers’ legal rights and entitlements are met by forces including on restricted and adjusted duties.
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A checklist to record and measure trauma incidents faced by police in their day-to-day roles has been launched for the first time marking a great step towards combatting ill-mental health in policing.
The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) welcomes the review announced by the Home Secretary into how the actions of police officers are investigated but nonetheless, recognises the genuine apprehension that firearms officers have following the recent decision of the Crown Prosecution Service.
Deputy National Chair, Tiff Lynch, and Region 6 Representative and Health and Safety lead, Mark Andrews, both appeared this week at the Emergency Services Show, discussing some of the many issues that police face today, from lack of public trust to fatigue on the job.
More than 150 delegates attended with commitment to help officers deal with difficult situations after a severe injury or death.
Full backing follows unanimous cross-party endorsement from MPs who have directly called on Government for formal state recognition for emergency workers killed in the execution of their duties.
PFEW champions national recognition event highlighting the work being done to change the culture around how violence against women and girls is tackled.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn responds to HMICFRS warning in its Race and Policing report that it will recommend to the Government to impose regulations if the NPCC and the College of Policing fail to establish mechanisms for accurate recording of ethnicity of crime victims.
A further look at police attrition analysis and a call on all chief officers to follow the National Leavers Framework.
PFEW warns system shakeup will see a return to the dark days with kangaroo courts.
An examination of police resignations trends that are at record levels despite the Police Uplift Programme
National Chair Steve Hartshorn acknowledges the updated guidance the College of Policing has introduced to ensure forces make effective firearms licensing decisions.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn responds to Home Secretary's request for every theft to be investigated.
PFEW and Setfords secure pay out for ill-health retired officer as force demonstrates breach of duty and contract.
PFNDF Chair and Secretary of Suffolk Police Federation, Detective Inspector Ben Hudson, calls on the Government to walk the talk and support the amendment to the Data Protection and Data Information (No.2) Bill aimed at allowing forces to safely share unredacted data with the CPS.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn responds to Met Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley renewing calls for single-handed authority to sack police officers.
PFEW urges all forces, chiefs and rank and file to get to grips with law change to prevent leaving police drivers vulnerable.
For the past 11 years the Police Unity Tour has brought hundreds of officers from all forces together to pay respects to their fallen colleagues.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn speaks to TalkTV about Right Care Right Person policy.
Guest speakers share information on life-changing services which are also available to special constables.
PFEW National Chair responds to police resignation figures which are highest level since records began.
PFEW and Setfords secures pay out for resigned member who became too unwell to return to the service.
National Partnership Agreement signed on using the Right Care Right Person (RCRP) approach as a new way for all police forces in England and Wales to deal with health incidents.
PFEW National Board Members and Conduct and Performance leads Melanie Warnes and Phil Jones respond to the Code of Practice for Vetting laid before the Parliament and effective immediately.
PFEW's National Board and National Council offer unconditional apology for the distress caused.
Accolade awarded to 14 officers from West Midlands Police who displayed immense personal bravery, teamwork and dedication at Babbs Mill Lake tragedy.
Sergeant Loz East of Thames Valley Police has been honoured for his untiring and selfless support for others in need.
Today’s announcement that police officer pay for 2023/24 will increase by 7 per cent across all ranks is a step in the right direction, but still falls short of the real-term pay cut officers have suffered since 2000.
First episode of POLICE: The podcast from the Police Federation of England and Wales available today.
PFEW professional development lead responds to launch of College of Policing Leadership Programme.
Medals for Heroes campaign goes from strength to strength as support continues to grow.
PFEW reacts to HMICFRS's PEEL report into Police Performance
Mukund Krishna has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PFEW.
Supreme Court case outcome must result in amendments to legislation to enable better protection for officers.
The findings in the Police Family Finance Index (PFFI) June 2023 from Metfriendly, published this week, reveals the abysmal financial situation of police officers in England and Wales.
Response Policing Week of Action is celebrated by Police Federation of England and Wales's National Chair, Steve Hartshorn
National Chair Steve Hartshorn takes note of media reports suggesting the Government is set to block pay review body's recommendation of 6 per cent rise for police officers.
New non-degree entry route must not deskill our police service and put the public at risk.
A Met police officer talks about her struggles because of poor pay and the rising cost of living in one of the most candid interviews.
Today the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) voted to ballot members on whether to pursue industrial rights
PFEW Roads Policing Lead Brian Booth discusses the difficulties faced by police officers when dealing with e-bikes on BBC Radio 5 Live.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn responds to introduction of clearer definition of ‘serious disruption’ involving slow marching protesters.
National Board Member and Health and Safety Lead, Mark Andrews, explains why chief constables as employers must invest in the 3rd generation body armour.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn reacts to HMICFRS' State of Policing report and says it is right when it says that there is limited window of opportunity to repair public trust.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn and National Secretary Calum Macleod on behalf of the National Board.
This edition introduces our outstanding nominees for the 2023 National Police Bravery Awards. Read about their incredible achievements and selfless acts of bravery and learn more about our judging panel.
Police volunteers take on challenge that will see them travelling 286 miles in just one day in aid of Flint House
Today is the start of National Volunteers Week. Volunteers play a major role in police forces across the England and Wales. Special constables, police volunteers and police cadets give their free time to serve the community and make a difference
The Motor Source ESFL final matches will be played on Sunday 4 June at Broadhurst Stadium, home of FC United of Manchester, welcoming thousands of teams’ supporters, and members of the local communities in and around Manchester.
PFEW responds to the proposed Police Reform (Performance and Disciplinary) Bill drafted by the Mayor of London.
On the 27 of April the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) held its second Special Constabulary webinar.
National Board member and Devon and Cornwall Sergeant Sue Honeywill recently visited her local police station in Bodmin to speak to members about the pressures of the job and get involved with frontline duties after being off for a period of time recovering from an injury sustained on shift.
The Police Federation of England and Wales’ Welfare Support Programme has been a lifeline for hundreds of police officers and their families who are going through life-changing circumstances.
A detailed look at the police uplift programme to better understand the honesty of the government numbers and claims of success.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn and Deputy Chair Tiffany Lynch proudly reflect on the commitment and contribution of the police towards the Coronation of King Charles III.
Through the Police Uplift Programme the Government has effectively backfilled the cut in officer numbers after 2010.
PC awarded payout following a successful personal injury claim funded by the Police Federation of England and Wales.
Professional development days will help PFEW understand how it can support its reps so they can continue to help officers in their time of need.
The PFEW calls upon the NPCC and the College to apply its original proposal for a new non-degree entry route accredited to educational Level 6.
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PFEW welcomes the Government’s response to the consultation on SCAPE discount rate updating the Police Pension Scheme 1987.
Last night the PFEW hosted its first webinar dedicated to special constables, hosted by Special Chief Inspector Laura Hart from Merseyside Police.
We discuss the new Target Fatigue initiative and the assets that officers can find under the online Target Fatigue support pages
Police Federation of England and Wales National Chair Steve Hartshorn responds to Baroness Casey’s independent review.
Last week the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) was invited to take part in a week-long feature on Talk TV to discuss the various roles within policing with presenter Ian Collins.
Student PC Charlotte Lancaster is passionate about policing, but feels demoralised as she is left juggling a business on the side with working and studying, to help pay the bills and afford fuel for commuting and visiting her family.
National chair Steve Hartshorn reflects on the recent SMF research and how it bolsters our Fair Pay Campaign and the submissions of the NPCC and PSA to the Government on the state of police pay.
Independent research by Social Market Foundation reveals police pay has fallen almost 20 per cent in real terms since 2000 prompting PFEW to call for 17 per cent pay rise in 2023.
PFEW writes to PRRB enumerating reasons for its inability to return to the pay review process in its current state.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn reacts to FBU members agreeing to a pay settlement.
National Chair, Steve Hartshorn, comments on the recent leaked texts from Matt Hancock
New data has revealed concerningly low promotion success rates for police officers aspiring to take the next steps in their careers.
PFEW National Board member Dave Bamber discusses what striking would mean for policing and the consequences of such action.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn responds to NPCC and PSA joining PFEW's call for fair pay.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn and Deputy National Chair Tiffany Lynch react to Sir Mark Rowley's call for a police officer pay award that takes account of the current rate of inflation.
A new maternity guide and calculator is now available for our members to ensure they get the right information about entitlements and pay.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn responds to Shadow Home Secretary’s proposals to put an extra 13,000 neighbourhood police officers and police community support officers back on the streets.
This month we conducted the first-ever Religions and Beliefs event, where members provided valuable insights into their studying faiths.
Branch Secretary Garry Smith works with senior leaders of the special constabulary to address increased cost of living.
The successful personal injury claim was funded by the Federation and pursued by Setfords.
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David Carrick has been sentenced to 36 life sentences with a minimum of 30 years, 269 days to be served.
The uplift programme currently sits at 16,700 out of the 20,000 promised by the Government and with two months to go until the end of the target period.
Traffic officer PC Dan Stoppard spotlights how the erosion in pay and conditions him and his colleagues have faced, including the removal of special priority payments, makes him feel devalued.
PFEW will hold police employers to account and reminds them of their legal obligations to treat employees with dignity, consideration and understanding.
Today [18 January] the Home Affairs Select Committee held an in-person session to continue their inquiry into policing priorities.
PC David Bowley, father to two boys, says he has been left with no option but to delve into years’ worth of savings that were meant for his children’s future, and does not think pay fairly represents the risks officers face each day.
The Government must listen and not ignore the needs of the service because our officers do not have the right to strike.
Future of the police service ‘rests on a knife edge’ as thousands of disillusioned rank and file police officers respond to the latest Pay and Morale Survey.
Police Federation joint campaign for new post-humous medal gains more cross-party support.
Police officers will receive an additional ‘bar’ when they reach 30 years’ service and a second bar for 40 years’ service.