Chair Sarah Johnson: Police numbers continue to fall – so what policing services should we stop?

In 2010, Gloucestershire Police had 1,309 Officers. The most recent Government statistics show this is now down to just 1,089 – a reduction of 220 Officers working within the Force. With the recent announcement of the Police Funding budget…

Over Christmas and New Year spare a though for police officers working, keeping us safe

Sarah Johnson, Gloucestershire Police Federation Chair, reflects on the year in her Christmas message to members. Sarah said: “As we enter this festive period, a time to share with friends and loved ones, it is also time to reflect on…

The Salvation Army Trek China 2018

The Salvation Army is organising a fundraising trip to the Great Wall of China to raise funds for our Emergency Response Services who offer support to fire crew and other emergency response personnel at major incidents. The 9 day trip (with…
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Slater & Gordon Lawyers - Federation Surgery dates

Slater and Gordon – Federation surgery dates Meet your family law representative Kelly Willmott Lawyer in Family Law at Slater and Gordon Kelly is holding family law surgeries at the Federation Office on the following dates: …

Chair Sarah Johnson: Gloucestershire Constabulary must look after the officers and staff we have left

Improving how police officers and staff are looked after by Gloucestershire Constabulary will improve the service members of the public receive from the force. That is the message from Sarah Johnson, Chair of Gloucestershire Police Federation,…

Light the Lakes 2018 for COPS Charity

The Event The 2018 event takes place overnight Friday 22nd June into Saturday the 23rd June. Groups climb their chosen Peak from the 214 Wainwright Peaks in the Lake District and then a synchronised lighting of beacons takes place at 0300 hrs.…

Officers must follow proper post-incident procedures

Police officers must ensure they are aware of post-incident procedures in case they are involved in a situation in which someone loses their life or is seriously injured. PIP is often thought to be the prevail of firearms officers, but the…
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Nearing retirement?

Nearing retirement? Police Money Matters (PMM) provides Retirement Seminars to officers who are approaching retirement. The seminars are tailored to suit the needs of Officers who are nearing retirement or are in the last 18 months of their…

Federation statement following conclusion of the misconduct hearing for PC Shelley Holloway

Mike Harrison, Conduct and Performance Lead for Gloucestershire Police Federation, said the staff association noted the panel’s recommendation. The officer received a final written warning. Mike said: “PC Holloway has diligently served…
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Chair’s Blog: “We need talented and well-trained police officers more than ever before”

We are working hard in Gloucestershire to give police officers the support they need to do a good job. But that is not being matched by the Government, Sarah Johnson, Chair of Gloucestershire Police Federation writes. Not a month goes by…