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Trauma survey

In 2016, the Police Dependants’ Trust published Injury on Duty, a major research piece by the University of Surrey, that explored the impact of and support received by serving and former police officers in England and Wales. The results were startling: 82% of frontline officers have been injured on duty (76% in last 5 years) 1 in […]

Federation Chair: Introduce time limit on how long officers can be under IPOC investigation

Independent Office of Police Conduct investigations into police officers should have a time limit to reduce the ‘immense stress’ placed on officers. The police watchdog currently takes an average 233 working days to resolve cases, time which must be reduced says Gloucestershire Police Federation. Federation Chair Sarah Johnson said officers deserve better. “The stress attached […]

PFEW launches legal proceedings to tackle pay award

The Police Federation of England and Wales is launching legal proceedings against the Home Office over its handling of the 2018 Police Officer pay rise. The Federation says the move could potentially lead to a judicial review. The move is in response to the way a 2% pay increase was given to officers by the […]

Gloucester Police Federation pays their respects to fallen officers at National Police Memorial Day

Gloucestershire Police Federation has paid its respects to the thousands of police officers who have been killed in the line of duty at National Police Memorial Day. Gloucestershire Police Federation Secretary, Ian White, and Federation Representative Sgt Simon Davey attended the service at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, along with families, friends, colleagues, senior officers, […]

Positive steps being taken to boost Gloucestershire officer wellbeing

Positive steps are being taken in Gloucestershire to boost officer wellbeing after a new report revealed that 80% of officers see morale as low across the force. Sarah Johnson, Chair of Gloucestershire Police Federation, said the figure from the PFEW Pay and Morale Survey 2018 wasn’t surprising given the pay cuts officers have had to […]

o2 Open – Employee Perks

If you’re an existing O2 customer, download the O2 Priority app on your phone and don’t forget to get your Free Coffee from Café Nero every Tuesday’s also head to Pizza Express and get your main at just £5 all this just for being an o2 customer, plus there’s plenty more to take advantage of […]

#ProtectTheProtectors: Being Assaulted Is Not Part Of The Job

A new law doubling the jail term for assaulting police officers will hopefully reduce the level of attacks, Gloucestershire Police Federation, has said. Recent Home Office figures show that 196 officers suffered an assault in the county last year. The Protect the Protectors Bill has now gained Royal Assent and Sarah Johnson, Chair of Gloucestershire […]

Police Officers encouraged to know their legal working rights

Police officers are being reminded to claim every penny they are entitled to as their “hard work and dedication is not being recognised by the Government in their pay packets.” As the new police officer pay scales come into effect from today (1 September), the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) is encouraging officers […]