19 Jul Bed and Breakfast Breaks for Police Officers at PTC Posted at 13:15h in What's New by David Hamilton 0 Comments Andrea MacDonald, Chair of the Scottish Police Federation, said: “The levels of assaults on officers have always been too high. The sentences passed don’t act as a deterrent. “We need to ask if an assault on a police officer does not merit a custodial sentence, what does? “Over the years, we’ve introduced improved handcuffs, batons and PAVA spray. And we would like to see wider deployment of Tasers.” www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/attacks-scottish-police-officers-hit-18206359 … See MoreSee Less Grant McDowall, secretary of the east area committee with the Scottish Police Federation, said: “We are delighted to see the upgraded shower and changing facilities at Stirling Police Station. “It is heartening to see that the concerns we previously raised with the force have been taken on board and that work has been undertaken to address them. “Having access to suitable shower facilities is an important part of officer well-being and go a long way to making a sometimes difficult job that little bit more comfortable.” www.spf.org.uk/refurbishment-of-staff-showers-at-stirling-police-station-completed/ … See MoreSee Less Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Click here to read more.