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17 May 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:

Federation’s national conference returns to Birmingham
West Midlands Police Federation acting chair John Williams is hoping the debates at this year’s annual national Police Federation conference later this month will put further pressure on MPs to alleviate the strain on the Force.

New Home Secretary needs to review policing policy
The newly-appointed Home Secretary needs to review policing policy as well as considering the Home Office stance on immigration, according to West Midlands Police Federation acting chair John Williams.

Brave duo in line for award
Two West Midlands officers who were threatened with a gun have been nominated for this year’s Police Bravery Awards.

Assaults bill passes through third reading in Parliament
Statistics for the number of West Midlands Police officers who were spat at during 2016 were quoted in Parliament during the latest reading of the new assaults bill.

Response drivers bill set for next hearing in July
A reading of a new bill which would offer better protection to police response drivers has been scheduled for 6 July 2018.

Federation officials re-elected
The secretary, deputy secretary and treasurer of West Midlands Police Federation have all been re-elected unopposed.

Force owes officers more than 20,000 rest days 
New statistics have shown that West Midlands Police officers were owed a staggering 23,071 rest days in September last year.

Detective writes blog highlighting reality of the role
“The dream job has turned into a nightmare,” says the national Federation’s detectives’ lead, Karen Stephens.

Memorial service open to officers
Plans are now underway for this year’s National Police Memorial Day (NPMD).

Inspectors rights and entitlements
Inspectors are being reminded of their rights and entitlements.

Calling police staff: are you in our Group Insurance Scheme?
While most Federation members know about our Group Insurance Scheme and the benefits it offers police officers, many police staff are still unaware that they can access the scheme and take advantage of the competitively priced cover it provides.

Retirement Seminars
Is retirement just around the corner? And are you wondering what your options are?

Violent crime at all time high
Violent crime is at an all-time high and officer numbers are plummeting – the Government needs to wake up.

Tax Codes
Following the recent force wide email concerning tax codes, please refer to the following guidance and information.

Federation Roadshow at Coventry on Monday 9 July 2018
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at in the Coventry LPU. It is to be held in the at Coventry Police Station in the Gavin Carlton Room on Tuesday 6 December 2016 between 1000 and 1500.

Your funeral, your way
At Co-op Funeralcare we’re here to do right by you and your family.

Don’t say goodbye to the Ben Fund! 
WMP Benevolent Fund urges its members to remain in touch when new data law arrives.