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02 January 2019 This year marks a milestone in the Police Federation of England and Wales’ (PFEW) history as the organisation turns 100. The Federation was established by an Act of Parliament in 1919, and since then has worked to support and represent the interests of rank...

28 December 2018 30 rank and file officers from across England and Wales have been recognised in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours announced today, Friday 28 December 2018. A Federation Representative from Avon and Somerset Police is amongst those recognised. Response officer, PC Adrian (Adge) Secker,...

22 December 2018 Vice Chair Che Donald In an open letter to Cheshire Police and Crime Panel, Vice Chair Che Donald, expresses his deep concerns over ignorant comments made at the Police Crime Panel meeting on Friday 14 December. The comments, also published on the Police Oracle, are...

21 December 2018 Following our response yesterday to the Court of Appeal’s ruling in the judges’ and firefighters’ cases, and having had the opportunity to digest the ruling in full, National Secretary Alex Duncan said: “The judgement handed down yesterday is both lengthy and complex, but...

21 December 2018 Police Memorial Roll of Honour You can’t have failed to have noticed that Christmas it almost upon us. For some people it’s a time of joy and happiness but for many others just the thought of the ‘festive period’ can fill them with dread and...

21 December 2018 National Conduct Lead Phill Matthews The Independent Office of Police Complaints (IOPC) has admitted that they must do better, according to a BBC report today, Friday 21 December. Data obtained by a Freedom of Information Act shows that almost half of UK’s suspended officers have...

20 December 2018 Vice Chair Ché Donald The claims made by new research which states that carrying Taser increases police use of force have been challenged by the Police Federation of England and Wales. The study, which was undertaken jointly by the University of Cambridge and the City...