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“‘Unprecedented’ demand facing Gloucestershire Police officers leaves service stretched”

Gloucestershire Police Officers are facing ‘unprecedented’ demand and things are only likely to get more pressurised for them ahead of the US Presidential state visit. Mike Harrison, Gloucestershire Police Federation Chairman, says his officers, who recently helped their Met colleagues deal with Extinction Rebellion protests are primed to add their professionalism and experience to policing […]

Survey reveals gap in police training over menopause

76% of police officers and staff who have gone through or are going through the menopause said they found symptoms of the menopause either moderately or extremely problematic at work, a new survey reveals. Only 11% of managers said that they had been given training on how to support someone going through the menopause. Nearly […]

Police Mutual Mortgage Clinics

If you are thinking of buying your first home, moving house or are wondering how re-mortgaging could help keep your mortgage costs down, then book your slot on a Police Mutual Mortgage Clinic. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss your mortgage needs with an impartial mortgage advisor. The Mortgage Advice Service from Police Mutual is […]

“Body Cameras Will Make Vast Difference To Police Complaints And Assaults”

Equipping all Gloucestershire Police officers with body-worn video cameras will hopefully reduce vexatious complaints and assaults on police officers, the Police Federation has said. The cameras will be used in specific incidents where officers feel it is necessary to capture video evidence of a situation. Use of the recorders has been approved by Police and […]

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BMW Police Federation Scheme

Discounts on BMW cars for police officers and staff UK Forces (Police Federation) Sales Team: Matthew Lang and Andrew Smith Tel: 020 7514 3596 Preferential rates throughout the BMW/MINI ranges for Police Officers and Staff. Please contact the UK Forces Sales team by calling 020 7514 8606 or by emailing ukforces@bmw.co.uk. Alternatively you can visit www.bmw-ukforces.co.uk […]

Wellbeing survey reveals stress caused by cuts to policing

Seven in ten Gloucestershire Police officers have experienced stress, low mood, anxiety or other issues with their wellbeing in the last year. And 8 in ten say there are not enough officers in their team to do the job properly. These were the findings of Gloucestershire’s Officer Demand, Capacity and Welfare Study 2018, published today […]