Police Federation Tag

28 June 2018 Operational policing lead Simon Kempton Operational policing lead Simon Kempton explains our work to ensure 'overnight allowances' are paid to all police officers providing mutual aid. Unless you have been living on another planet you’re probably aware that the most powerful man in the world...

19 June 2018 The lead on drugs policy for the Police Federation of England and Wales says drug legislation is “outdated” and “ineffective”. A public debate was sparked after former leader of the Conservative party, William Hague, urged Theresa May to legalise cannabis, saying the UK’s drug...

12 June 2018 A report analysing the state of policing in England and Wales has identified demand, capacity and welfare as the major issues facing modern policing, echoing the Federation’s work in these areas. In the annual State of Policing report published today, Her Majesty’s Chief...

11 June 2018 Karen Stephens secretary of the PFNDF The secretary of the Police Federation’s National Detective Forum Karen Stephens has warned a new direct entry scheme is not the answer to the crisis facing detective policing. Her comments come in response to the Home Office's announcement that it is to launch a...

08 June 2018 Cosmetic Company ‘Lush’ announce suspension of ‘Spy Cops’ campaign after offensive shop window displays spark public backlash.  The campaign seeks to highlight the undercover policing enquiry into the London-based Special Demonstration Squad - the special branch unit tasked with infiltrating political groups between 1968...