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May 2019 eZine out Now!

15 May 2019

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:

Tim welcomes breakthrough on response driving legislation
The Home Office has issued a Written Ministerial Statement announcing plans to change the law to give police drivers better protection from prosecution.

Force receives more funding to tackle violent crime
West Midlands Police is one of 18 forces worst affected by violent crime to be given a share of the final part of the £100 million fund allocated by the Government to tackle the knife crime crisis.

New survey reveals one in five officers has PTSD
One in five police officers is suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to the results of a new survey.

Support police widows
Retired and serving West Midlands Police officers are being urged to write to their MPs in support of a change to regulations that could lead to pensions for life for all police widows.

Federation conduct lead prepares for retirement
West Midlands Police Federation’s conduct lead retires next month.

Sophie wins Police Officer of the Year Award
Sergeant Sophie Clement admits her role as Wolverhampton’s sex offender manager is stressful and challenging.

Training reps to best support members
Zuleika Payne has joined the National Board of the Police Federation of England and Wales and has a key role in the learning and development team.

‘Government must act on crime’
The Government needs to stop trying to maintain its argument that cuts to policing have not affected crime levels and re-invest in the police service, says West Midlands Police Federation chair Rich Cooke.

EveryonePause – menopause survey results published
Three quarters of women who took part in the first nationwide survey on going through the menopause while working for the police said they found menopausal symptoms moderately or extremely problematic at work.

Federation roadshow stops at Perry Barr
The successful West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow programme made its latest stop at Perry Barr.

Preparing for retirement?
Spaces are available on the West Midlands Police Federation retirement seminars.