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Voice Mobile Phone Offers

Voice Mobile has a proud relationship with the police offering EE products and services spanning over 25 years. During this time we have supplied over 130,000 mobile phones to the police – a true sign of the market leading prices, customer service and exclusivity that we offer to police officers, police staff, retired police officers, […]

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 […]

Something Big Is Coming

On February 20th Samsung will announce the new Galaxy device at their UNPACKED event in San Francisco. To prep for this announcement we have set up a register your interest page which allows users to sign up to receive the latest updates. We have put together a social post with an attached image which you […]

Federation: “Council tax rise is right thing for Gloucestershire Communities and Constabulary”

Gloucestershire County Council’s Police and Crime Panel has unanimously backed Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl’s proposal to put up the amount people pay for the police through council tax. Mike Harrison, Chairman of Gloucestershire Police Federation, said: “We are fully supportive of the increase in Council Tax precept by the Chief Constable and Police […]

Federation: “Firearms police officers must not be immediately treated as suspects”

The Government’s Firearms Review has now concluded after four years – but frontline firearms teams are still not getting the protection in law they deserve, says Gloucestershire Police Federation Chair Mike Harrison. The review found that post incident procedures conducted following the 2017 terrorist attacks ‘worked well and were quickly concluded’, that the length of […]

Up to 22% off any brand new Nissan vehicles

NEW TO THE SCHEME! Not many people are aware that the UK Police force has been added to the myclubnissan.co.uk scheme. This entitles all serving U.K police force between 18-22% off any brand new Nissan. This is the same level of discount as an employee of Nissan U.K. Already have a vehicle? No problem! Your […]

GPF Chairman: Remaining police officers are having to do more with less

College of Policing stats showing there are 51 crimes reported for every officer in England and Wales is a symptom of officers having to ‘do more with less’. The figure is up from 35 crimes being committed for every officer in 2013/14, an increase which held no surprises for Gloucestershire Police Federation Chairman Mike Harrison. […]

Christmas and New Year Message from Chairman Mike Harrison

We are about to enter one of the most demanding periods of the Policing year, with officer numbers at the lowest they have been for some considerable time and demands being made on Policing that are unprecedented.  Unfortunately (and to use a word that seems in common place in politics at the moment) we are […]